We support the elimination of racial injustice, racism, discrimination, and exclusionary history. We believe that Black lives matter.
We strive to practice inclusive history. History is not a series of one-sided, happy stories. It is a combination of uncomfortable truths, differing perspectives, and difficult narratives. At the John Dickinson Plantation in Dover, for example, we tell the story of the enslaved, indentured, and free Black men, women, and children who worked, and died, […]
The civil rights movement, the Vietnam War, the space program and rock ‘n’ roll will be among the 1960s-era topics to be explored.
Sherlock Holmes comes to Delaware, a screening of “How to Train Your Dragon—The Hidden World” and the history of women’s suffrage in the First State to be featured.
Program to include a re-enactment of the July 11, 1804 duel between Alexander Hamilton and political rival Aaron Burr which resulted in Hamilton’s passing on July 12, 1804.
Greg Buchman, Chris Conley, Scott Hayes and James Scott honored for saving the life of one of their fellow employees.
Man’s Best Friend, Separation Day and a wine-glass painting party among the events to be presented.
America’s participation in “the war to end all wars” will be brought to life during this five-day program that will take place at a variety of downtown Lewes, Del. locations from June 18–22, 2017.
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.