Pages Tagged With: "First State Heritage Park"

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.




‘Civil War Band of Brothers: Four Men of the First Delaware Regiment’ — lecture streamed virtually from The Old State House on Oct. 22, 2020

Virtual lecture explores the true stories of four men — a doctor, a chaplain, a soldier and an Irish immigrant — who served in the unit.




Division museums add Thursday operating hours

Visitation guidelines in keeping with Gov. Carney’s Phase II reopening of the state.




Chris Hall named lead historic-site interpreter at the Johnson Victrola Museum

Hall had served as a historic-site interpreter for the division since 2011.