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‘Delaware Day 2020 — Expanding the Delaware Story’

Videos explore the lives of four enslaved individuals and an abolitionist.




‘At Home Concert Series’ videos posted on division’s YouTube channel

Series showcased musicians from across the state and region.




Division to sponsor four virtual-programs during December 2020

Wreath making; Elizabeth Battell, proprietrix of the Golden Fleece Tavern; season’s eatings; and Delaware’s canning history to be explored.




Sussex Gardeners to decorate Zwaanendael Museum for the holidays

Decorations presented in conjunction with the Lewes Lights event.




Museums of the State of Delaware to shift to winter schedules

Wednesday visitation to be added, tours expanded to 45 minutes.




Division to sponsor three live virtual-programs during November 2020

Programs to explore mysteries of history, Abraham Lincoln’s election as president and London in wartime.




‘The Amazing Hannah Penn’ — virtual living-history performance on Oct. 24, 2020

Virtual living-history program in which Jean Norvell portrays the proprietress of Pennsylvania and wife of William Penn.




‘We Didn’t Vote for Him: Delaware and the Election of 1860’ — virtual lecture from The Old State House on Nov. 14, 2020

Program explores the election that brought Abraham Lincoln to power and which led the nation into civil war.




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.