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“An Illegal Activity: The Underground Railroad in Delaware” exhibit closed on Dec. 7, 2014

EXHIBIT CLOSED on Dec. 7, 2014.




An Illegal Activity: The Underground Railroad in Delaware”–exhibit closed on Dec. 7, 2014

EXHIBIT CLOSED Dec. 7, 2014.




Watch C-SPAN Segments Filmed in Dover, Del.

Beginning on July 20, 2013, C-SPAN, the public-affairs television network, will be posting 13 television segments on its website featuring the literary life and history of Delaware’s capital city of Dover. The segments can be viewed at the following Web address: www.c-span.org/LocalContent/Dover. C-SPAN will also be broadcasting the segments on non-fiction book channel BookTV (on […]




Delaware and the War of 1812: Part IV

By Chuck Fithian, HCA Curator of Archaeology While the fighting was occurring in America, peace negotiations had been taking place in Russia, and later in Belgium. One of Delaware’s senators, James A. Bayard, would be one of the American commissioners who helped negotiate the Treaty of Ghent, which was signed on December 24, 1814 ending […]




The Storm of 1962: 50 years later

Fifty years ago today, the Delaware coast found itself caught in the peak of what would be ranked among the 10 worst storms of the 20th century. It was the second day of a lingering northeaster that displaced dunes and dwellings across the Mid-Atlantic Coast. Rehoboth Beach saw off-shore waves more than 40 feet high […]





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