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’18th Century Market Fair’ on Nov. 6, 2021

Day-long series of programs harkens back to the 1700s when the Dover Green served as the focal point of life in Dover.




Division-sponsored programs in November 2021

A folk music concert, and programs celebrating Dutch American Heritage Day and National Native American Heritage Month among events/topics to be explored.




Friends of Folk Concert Series 2021-2022

Series presents a wide-variety of folk-music styles from across the region in the warm acoustics of The Old State House.




Division-sponsored programs in October 2021

18th century trades, true crime in song and walking tours of a historic cemetery among programs/topics to be explored.




Division-sponsored programs in September 2021

Events include a wetland walk and campfire, a program on Colonial Delaware crime and punishment, and a wide variety of activities associated with “The I’s Have It: Industry, Innovation, and Invention,” Delaware’s 23rd annual Chautauqua.




July 10, 2021 trivia event at Johnson Victrola Museum cancelled

Event called off due to the potential for excessive heat.




Old Dover Independence Day on July 3, 2021

Activities include sack racing, tug ‘o war, lawn games, walking tours, and historical interpreters, dressed in period clothing, reciting the Declaration of Independence.




Division to sponsor 4 programs in July 2021

Programs explore the sinking of the DeBraak, readings of the Declaration of Independence and different perspectives on the American Revolution.




History was made here: The Dover Green

Town commons served as a central meeting place for over 200 years.




Division to sponsor four virtual programs during January 2021

Cross-stitching, the wreck of the DeBraak, artist Francis Barraud and forgotten presidents to be explored.