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Video explores genetic background of eight white and three Black people who lived at Avery’s Rest, a 17th century Delaware homestead

Research helps provide a greater understanding of the early colonial history of European and African persons in Delaware.




“18th Century Trades Day” at the John Dickinson Plantation on Oct. 12, 2019

Day-long series of activities explores occupations of the 1700s including preserving food in the smokehouse, dyeing cloth, carpentry, blacksmithing and making bricks out of clay.




Early Colonial Archaeology

Symposia on the early colonial archaeology of the Delaware Valley region have been held at the New Castle Court House Museum in New Castle, Delaware since 2008. The next symposium is scheduled for May 14, 2011 at the same location. The format of the symposium is a range of informal presentations on the practical aspects […]





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