Dickinson family members, tenant farmers, tradesmen, free Blacks, indentured servants and enslaved individuals are featured.
Highlights include the Slave Dwelling Project, America’s Founding Fathers and Mothers, and programs on Delaware’s Dutch heritage.
Events to be held at the Delaware History Museum and Friends Meeting House in Wilmington.
Highlights include events celebrating National Women’s History Month and National Harriet Tubman Day.
PROGRAM RESCHEDULED–‘Listen Up! African-American History’ program at Dover, Del.’s Old State House rescheduled from Feb. 4 to March, 11, 2017
Program features local youth performing their own spoken-word compositions that bring to light the history of Delaware’s African-Americans and women.
African American History Month programs among 16 special events at division museums in February 2017
Highlights include African-American life at the John Dickinson Plantation in the 18th century, a program on jazz pianist “Fats” Waller, and a presentation on historic properties listed in the National Register since the 1980s that are significant to African-American communities throughout the state.
Church has served Harrington’s Black community since 1895.
Highlights include Prohibition in Delaware, patriotic music during World War I and culinary traditions of Sussex County.
Program took place between April 16, 2016 and April 8, 2017.
Highlights of the month include programs on the saving of The Old State House, a symposium on the early Colonial archaeology of the Delaware Valley region and the Zwaanendael Maritime Celebration.