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Zwaanendael Museum welcomes two new historic-site interpreters

Devon Filicicchia and Patrick Ruhl are helping the museum bring to life the Lewes-area’s maritime, military and social history.




African American History Month programs among 14 events sponsored by the division during February 2020

Highlights include programs on black leaders in the Women’s Suffrage Movement, African Americans on the Eastern Shore and screenings of the three-part “American Epic” which explores how the ordinary people of America were given the opportunity to make records for the first time.




Division to sponsor seven special events during January 2020

Highlights include a program on William Penn’s role in the founding of Dover, activities celebrating Martin Luther King Jr. Day and a concert by CoroAllegro.




Historical holiday happenings

Division to sponsor nine special events, including four winter-holiday-themed activities, between Nov. 28, 2019 and Jan. 1, 2020.




Division to sponsor 10 special events during November 2019

Bayberry candle-making, grave sites of notable New Castle veterans and early recordings of classical music among topics to be explored.




“Seams From the Past” series at the Zwaanendael Museum in November 2019

Four-part series explores historical clothing and textiles.




Division sponsoring 19 special events during October 2019

Programs on America’s maritime heritage; Enrico Caruso; and Shakespeare, Poe and Fiends to be featured.




“Delaware’s Maritime Heritage” lecture series at the Zwaanendael Museum in September and October 2019

Series to feature Bill Manthorpe, retired U.S. Navy captain and author.




Division to sponsor 14 special events during September 2019

Historical play on Caesar Rodney, Native-American programming and Chautauqua tent shows among the activities to be presented.




“The 1960s in Delaware”—Chautauqua tent show in Lewes from Sept. 19 to 21, 2019

The civil rights movement, the Vietnam War, the space program and rock ‘n’ roll will be among the 1960s-era topics to be explored.





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