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.
“The Path to Freedom: A History of the Underground Railroad in Delaware” exhibit at the New Castle Court House Museum
Exhibit explores Delaware’s role in the clandestine network that transported American slaves to freedom including the true journey of the Hawkins family from bondage in Maryland, through Delaware, to freedom in Pennsylvania.
Exhibit explores the history of rail travel and transport in the First State.
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.