Pages Tagged With: "Allen McLane"

Allen McLane, Intelligence Officer and Spy

Article on the Revolutionary War hero from Duck Creek Crossroads (now Smyrna, Del.).

Delaware Division of Libraries creates LibGuide on Delaware patriot Allen McLane

Guide provides a wide variety of information about the Smyrna, Del. hero of the American Revolution.

Dover’s Old State House launches coffee-hour lecture series

New series of history lectures to be held during the time period just after people have left work for the day.

Delaware and the War of 1812: An Introduction

By Chuck Fithian, HCA Curator of Archaeology 200 years have passed since the War of 1812, but few realize the dynamic role that the First State and its citizens played within the conflict. This article is the first of four excerpts to be blogged from Mr. Fithian’s essay entitled, “For the Common Defense,” “Infernals,” and […]

What Do You Know About Allen McLane?

On June 30th of last year, members of the Delaware General Assembly joined Governor Jack Markell and guests from across the country to pass Senate Joint Resolution #7 at the Old State House in Dover. Sponsored by Sens. Brian Bushweller and Bruce Ennis along with Reps. William Carson and Darryl Scott, the resolution honors the […]