Pages Tagged With: "Black history"

Collection close-up: Sen. Marie Pinkney donations

Delaware State Senator Marie Pinkney’s historic moment in politics is commemorated by a small collection of objects that represent her personal process and drive as senator since 2020.




24th Annual Chautauqua, “That’s Entertainment”

Thursday, September 8, 2022 — Friday, September 9, 2022 outside the Zwaanendael Museum in LewesANDSaturday, September 10, 2022 — Sunday, September 11, 2022 outside the New Castle Court House Museum in New Castle *Programs – Live and Livestreamed *Entertaining and Educational *Experiences for All Ages *Interact with Historical Legends! All programs are free and open […]




Schedule of Events, September 11, 2022

New Castle Court House Museum Facebook livestream and in-person in The New Castle Visitor Center at The Arsenal due to the weather All programs are free and are offered in-person and some via Facebook livestream. Her Time 20XX – 12 p.m. Roseria Macera directs Her Time 20XX, an all-women string orchestra. Join this program in-person […]




Schedule of Events, September 10, 2022

New Castle Court House Museum Facebook livestream and in-person on the New Castle Green All programs are free. Programs are offered in-person and some via Facebook livestream. “Songs of a Grateful People” — Performance by Dr. Valarie Boyer – 12 p.m. Writer, educator and actor Dr. Valarie Boyer will sing and talk about the Underground […]




Schedule of Events, September 9, 2022

Zwaanendael Museum in-person and livestreamed on You Tube All programs are free and open to the public. Travelling Victrola Demonstration – 12:00 p.m. Join former historical interpreter Kay Powell as she demonstrates this old-fashioned music machine. Join this program in person at Zwaanendael Park next to the Zwaanendael Museum. “Rosedale Beach” — Lecture by Tamara Burks […]




Schedule of Events, September 8, 2022

Zwaanendael Museum in-person and livestreamed on You Tube All programs are free and open to the public. Travelling Victrola Demonstration – 12:00 p.m. Join former historical interpreter Kay Powell as she demonstrates this old-fashioned music machine. Join this program in person at Zwaanendael Park next to the Zwaanendael Museum. “Hamilton, More Than a Musical” — […]




John Dickinson Plantation honored with Award of Excellence

Museum honored for its project “Search, Discovery, and Interpretation of the African Burial Ground at the John Dickinson Plantation.”




Division-sponsored programs in June 2022

Tours, lectures and Separation Day activities to be featured.




Division celebrates African American History Month 2022

Five of the month’s six events celebrate the invaluable contributions that the Black community has made to the culture and history of the United States.




Beach-going in Delaware: Black perspectives under segregation

Beaches and resorts provided enjoyment for Black, Indigenous and other people of color seeking entertainment and refuge during the Jim Crow era in the United States.