Pages Tagged With: "First State Heritage Park"

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.




“At Home Concert Series” videos posted on division’s YouTube channel

Series showcased musicians from across the state and region.




Johnson Victrola Museum reopens second floor; adds displays

Gallery had been closed since June 2020.




Division to sponsor four virtual-programs during December 2020

Wreath making; Elizabeth Battell, proprietrix of the Golden Fleece Tavern; season’s eatings; and Delaware’s canning history to be explored.




Museums of the State of Delaware to shift to winter schedules

Wednesday visitation to be added, tours expanded to 45 minutes.




“We Didn’t Vote for Him: Delaware and the Election of 1860” — virtual lecture from The Old State House on Nov. 14, 2020

Program explores the election that brought Abraham Lincoln to power and which led the nation into civil war.