Program designed to promote the study and conservation of the state’s archaeological resources.
Dickinson family members, tenant farmers, tradesmen, free Blacks, indentured servants and enslaved individuals are featured.
Highlights include Dover Days presentations, the Zwaanendael Museum’s Sixth Annual Maritime Festival and A Day in Old New Castle.
Zwaanendael Maritime Celebration: ‘A Sailor’s Life for Me’ in Lewes, Del. over the 2017 Memorial Day weekend
Event provides visitors with an opportunity to experience seafaring lives of adventure, romance, excitement and hardships, and to honor mariners who made the ultimate sacrifice.
New Castle Court House Museum, the Johnson Victrola Museum, The Old State House, the John Dickinson Plantation and the Zwaanendael Museum closed for the holiday.
Tours explore the surviving hull section of this 18th-century shipwreck.
Highlights include the Slave Dwelling Project, America’s Founding Fathers and Mothers, and programs on Delaware’s Dutch heritage.
Events to be held at the Delaware History Museum and Friends Meeting House in Wilmington.
Highlights include events celebrating National Women’s History Month and National Harriet Tubman Day.
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.