‘Rose Color to Gold to Glowing Red: Orville and Ethel Peets in Paris 1913-1914’ exhibit closed on Aug. 24, 2018
Exhibit featured the works of Orville Houghton Peets and his wife Ethel Canby Peets.
Four-part series explores historical clothing and textiles.
America’s participation in “the war to end all wars” will be brought to life during this five-day program that will take place at a variety of downtown Lewes, Del. locations from June 18–22, 2017.
Online cross-stitch embroidery program from the Zwaanendael Museum during January 2021.
The civil rights movement, the Vietnam War, the space program and rock ‘n’ roll will be among the 1960s-era topics to be explored.
‘Wine and Spirits in Delaware: Producing, Preserving, and Presenting’ exhibit closed on Jan. 28, 2017
EXHIBIT CLOSED on Jan. 28, 2017.
African American History Month programs among 13 special events at division museums during February 2019
Highlights include programs on the Underground Railroad, Black recording artists and record labels from the early 20th century, and First African Baptist Church cemeteries in Philadelphia.
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.
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.
African-American History Month programs among 18 special events at division museums during February 2018
Highlights include programs on African-American life at the John Dickinson Plantation in the 18th century, the evolution of Black recorded music and African-American archaeology in Delaware.
Property is one of six remaining cottages constructed in the resort community between 1902 and 1905.
CORRECTION–‘African Americans on the Eastern Shore’ lecture at Lewes Public Library on Feb. 15, 2020
Due to high demand, program moved from Zwaanendael Museum to the Lewes Public Library.
Built in 1885, beacon is located in the harbor of Lewes, Del.
Project expected to be completed before summer’s end 2020.
Visitation now permitted in accordance with Gov. Carney’s Phase I reopening of the state.
“All Aboard: Delaware and the Railroad” to take place from Sept. 13 to 15, 2018. #netde #delawarehistory #beaches #activities #events #historic_sites