Daylong series of activities exploring the adventure, romance, excitement and hardships experienced by seafarers.
Enjoy the season and learn about the First State’s many contributions to the history and culture of the United States.
Destroyer named for Delaware’s Commodore Jacob Jones, a hero of the War of 1812.
Article explores artist Denis A. Volozan and his portrait of George Washington which hangs in The Old State House.
Eight holiday-themed activities among the programs to be offered.
Commemorating the 250th anniversary of John Dickinson’s revolutionary “Letters From a Farmer in Pennsylvania”
Website and public programs celebrate Dickinson’s pivotal role in setting the stage for the American Revolution.
Dutch-American Heritage Day commemorates Nov. 16, 1776, the date when the Netherlands became the first nation to recognize the newly independent United States.
Exhibit examines the 17th-century struggle for control of New Castle, Del. by the Dutch, Swedes and English.
“Global to Local: International Events and the First State” series at the Zwaanendael Museum through March 24, 2018
Series explores how world events have impacted Delaware’s history.
John Dickinson Plantation closed on Aug. 26 and 27, 2017 in support of Dover Air Force Base Open House
“Thunder Over Dover” is a free, two-day event that will feature aerial demonstrations, displays of current and historical aircraft, and more.