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‘The Path to Freedom: A History of the Underground Railroad in Delaware’ exhibit at the New Castle Court House Museum

Exhibit explores Delaware’s role in the clandestine network that transported American slaves to freedom including the true journey of the Hawkins family from bondage in Maryland, through Delaware, to freedom in Pennsylvania.




‘Over There and Back Again!’ program at Dover, Del.’s Old State House on Nov. 11, 2018

Lead historic-site-interpreter Gavin Malone will portray a World War I veteran discussing the differences in American society between the 1910s and the early 1920s.




CANCELLED: ‘Governor’s Halloween Family Fun Fest’ at Woodburn: The Governor’s Residence on Oct. 27, 2018

Event cancelled due to anticipated heavy rain and wind.




CANCELLED: ‘Lantern Tours of the Plantation’ at the John Dickinson Plantation on Oct. 26, 2018

Program cancelled based on anticipated heavy rain and wind.




Division to sponsor 11 special events during November 2018

Changes to American society in the early 20th century, grave sites of notable New Castle veterans and candle-making among topics to be explored.




‘Across the Ages to the Edge of the Sea’ lecture series at the Zwaanendael Museum in 2018-2019

Series explores the history of the Lewes, Del. area from the 17th to the 20th centuries.




‘William Penn Day’ at the New Castle Court House Museum on Oct. 27, 2018

Event commemorates the 336th anniversary Penn’s Oct. 27, 1682 disembarkment at New Castle, his first landing in the New World.




Division to sponsor 16 special events during October 2018

Early 1900s music education, the life of Delaware patriot Caesar Rodney and walking tours of St. Peter’s cemetery in Lewes among topics to be explored.




’18th Century Trades Day’ at the John Dickinson Plantation on Oct. 13, 2018

Explore Colonial-era job opportunities at the home of the “Penman of the Revolution.”




EVENT CHANGE OF VENUE: Location changed for Sept. 13 to 15, 2018 Chautauqua programs in Lewes, Del.

Program explores the importance of railroads to America’s economy and way of life, and their impact on Delaware.