Series highlights important parts of Black history in Delaware, and pioneering African American artists of rhythm and blues, soul, and rock and roll music.
Four-part Old State House Coffee-Hour Lecture Series to take place in April 2022.
Museum highlights the life and achievements of Dover’s native son, Eldridge Reeves Johnson, founder of The Victor Talking Machine Company.
African American History Month programs among 13 special events at division museums during February 2019
Highlights include programs on the Underground Railroad, Black recording artists and record labels from the early 20th century, and First African Baptist Church cemeteries in Philadelphia.
African American History Month programs among 16 special events at division museums in February 2017
Highlights include African-American life at the John Dickinson Plantation in the 18th century, a program on jazz pianist “Fats” Waller, and a presentation on historic properties listed in the National Register since the 1980s that are significant to African-American communities throughout the state.
Highlights include programs on Black leaders in the Women’s Suffrage Movement, African Americans on the Eastern Shore and screenings of the three-part “American Epic” which explores how the ordinary people of America were given the opportunity to make records for the first time.
Program designed to meet Next Generation science standards as well as Common Core state standards for art and history.
Day-long series of activities to highlight archaeological investigations, historical research and related topics for the state and surrounding areas.
On Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019 at 1:30 p.m., The Old State House, located at 25 The Green in Dover, Del., will offer a multi-media presentation by historic-site interpreter Tom Welch on the Battle of the Chesapeake, a decisive naval engagement of the American Revolutionary War in which a French fleet under Adm. de Grasse paved […]
Naval engagement played a decisive role in America’s victory in its struggle for independence from Great Britain.
CANCELLED: ‘Governor’s Halloween Family Fun Fest’ at Woodburn: The Governor’s Residence on Oct. 27, 2018
Event cancelled due to anticipated heavy rain and wind.
Spotlighting the Lenapé Indian Tribe of Delaware, events will include music, drumming, dancing, crafts and lectures.
Hall had served as a historic-site interpreter for the division since 2011.
Recitations to take place at 2 and 4 p.m.
Today marks the start of Black History Month and tomorrow Governor Jack Markell will be officially kicking things off in the First State with a public proclamation at 11AM at the Delaware Public Archives. Students from Central Middle School will join the Governor in welcoming Mr. Orlando Camp, one of the “Milford Eleven,” who will […]
Visitation now permitted in accordance with Gov. Carney’s Phase I reopening of the state.