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First State Heritage Park

It is a partnership of Delaware’s Division of Historical & Cultural Affairs, Delaware Public Archives and other state and city agencies under the leadership of Delaware State Parks. The First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries serves as an information resource for visitors in Delaware’s state capital and, a hub for the First State […]

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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.

Division to sponsor seven special events during January 2019

Highlights include activities celebrating Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, early jazz and the Avery’s Rest archaeological site.

Museums of the State of Delaware 2018–2019 winter-holiday schedule

Enjoy the season and learn about the First State’s many contributions to the history and culture of the United States.

“The Old State House: A True Restoration 1976-2016” display now on view

Display explores preservation work that has been conducted since Delaware’s first permanent capitol building in Dover was restored to its original appearance in 1976.

Division to sponsor 16 special programs during the 2018 winter-holiday season

Eleven holiday-themed activities among the programs to be offered.

“When Janie Comes Marching Home: Women’s Fight to Serve” display at Legislative Hall

Display explores the participation of women in America’s armed conflicts and their struggle to be allowed to serve in the nation’s military forces.

“Over There and Back Again!” program at Dover, Del.’s Old State House on Nov. 11, 2018

Lead historic-site-interpreter Gavin Malone will portray a World War I veteran discussing the differences in American society between the 1910s and the early 1920s.

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.