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Zwaanendael Maritime Celebration: “A Sailor’s Life for Me” on May 25, 2019

Daylong series of activities exploring the adventure, romance, excitement and hardships experienced by seafarers.




Museums of the State of Delaware 2018–2019 winter-holiday schedule

Enjoy the season and learn about the First State’s many contributions to the history and culture of the United States.




100th anniversary of the sinking of the USS Jacob Jones

Destroyer named for Delaware’s Commodore Jacob Jones, a hero of the War of 1812.




Social practices in art

Article explores artist Denis A. Volozan and his portrait of George Washington which hangs in The Old State House.




Division to sponsor 17 special programs during the 2017 winter-holiday season

Eight holiday-themed activities among the programs to be offered.




Dutch-American Heritage Day at the Zwaanendael Museum on Nov. 18, 2017

Dutch-American Heritage Day commemorates Nov. 16, 1776, the date when the Netherlands became the first nation to recognize the newly independent United States.




Ceremony marks opening of “New Castle: Three Forts, One Community” exhibit

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.




Kalmar Nyckel Foundation mounts new exhibit on Wilmington’s industrial past

Exhibit supported by the National Park Service’s National Maritime Heritage Grant Program.





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