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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.




“Mischief Managed: Throwing a Hotsy-Totsy Halloween Bash” at the Johnson Victrola Museum on Oct. 30, 2020

Historical-theater presentation depicts a 1927 guide to throwing the perfect Halloween party.




“Cyber Seafaring”: The Zwaanendael Museum’s virtual maritime-history series, Oct. 1–3, 2020

Four-part series of virtual presentations on the Lewes/Cape Henlopen region’s maritime history.




New Castle Court House Museum publishes “19 Days of Suffrage”

Series of 19 Facebook posts about the women’s suffrage movement in Delaware and the nation.




New Castle Court House Museum featured in “Before They Were States” podcast

Podcast explores the history of the American states before they joined the union.




Delaware’s 22nd annual Chautauqua: “Women’s Work: Campaigning for Social Change” on Sept. 10, 11, 19 and 20, 2020

All activities to be presented free via Zoom; registration required.




Sunshine Plein Air Artists paint Buena Vista

Artwork created on July 28, 2020 depicts a variety of outdoor scenes at the historic property.




Division museums add Thursday operating hours

Visitation guidelines in keeping with Gov. Carney’s Phase II reopening of the state.




“Separation—Freedom for Delaware” at the New Castle Court House Museum on June 9, 2019

Activities to include demonstrations by the First Delaware Regiment and “Caesar Rodney in his Own Words,” a historical play exploring the views of the famed Delaware patriot.




Historic preservation symposium to take place on June 26, 2019

Sessions will explore disaster preparedness, issues regarding elevating historic properties in flood-prone areas and National Register nominations.





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