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Division museums closed; public encouraged to engage with Delaware history via social media

Museums will be closed beginning on March 24, 2020 and their programs postponed until further notice.




Zwaanendael Museum to again offer tours of the British warship DeBraak

Tours explore the surviving hull section of an 18th-century shipwreck.




Women’s history celebrated at division museums during March 2020

Six special programs held in celebration of National Women’s History Month.




“Coffee, Cross Stitch and Conversation” at Zwaanendael Museum on Feb. 22, 2020

Museum to feature a workshop on cross stitch, a form of embroidery in which X-shaped stitches are used to form a picture.




Presidents Lincoln and Washington to be spotlighted at The Old State House during February 2020

Events presented in honor of Presidents Day 2020.




CORRECTION–“African Americans on the Eastern Shore” lecture at Lewes Public Library on Feb. 15, 2020

Due to high demand, program moved from Zwaanendael Museum to the Lewes Public Library.




African American History Month programs spotlighted during February 2020

Highlights include programs on black leaders in the Women’s Suffrage Movement, African Americans on the Eastern Shore and screenings of the three-part “American Epic” which explores how the ordinary people of America were given the opportunity to make records for the first time.




A December to remember!

Photographic chronicle of events during December 2019 sponsored by the division and its partnering organizations.




Division to sponsor seven special events during January 2020

Highlights include a program on William Penn’s role in the founding of Dover, activities celebrating Martin Luther King Jr. Day and a concert by CoroAllegro.




Historical holiday happenings

Division to sponsor nine special events, including four winter-holiday-themed activities, between Nov. 28, 2019 and Jan. 1, 2020.





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