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On a Wing and a Prayer: The Use of Military Glider Aircraft in World War II

Article explores the subjects of images from the state of Delaware’s William D. Willis World War II Photographic Collection.




National park interpretive signs unveiled on Dover Green

Signs tell the story of The Green’s role in Delaware history.




“An Illegal Activity: The Underground Railroad in Delaware” exhibit closed on Dec. 7, 2014

EXHIBIT CLOSED on Dec. 7, 2014.




Oliver Berliner, grandson of the inventor of the phonograph, to speak at the Johnson Victrola Museum

Oct. 4, 2014 program to focus on one of the pioneers in the music industry: Emile Berliner.




An Illegal Activity: The Underground Railroad in Delaware”–exhibit closed on Dec. 7, 2014

EXHIBIT CLOSED Dec. 7, 2014.




First State Heritage Park 18th Century Market Fair Photo Contest

Participate in First State Heritage Park’s 18th Century Market Fair Flickr Photo Contest in Eight Easy Steps:     STEP 1 Experience history and capture some memories at the First State Heritage Park 18th Century Market Fair on November 2, 2013!   STEP 2 Join the Photo Contest group on Flickr.  * Make sure you […]




Watch C-SPAN Segments Filmed in Dover, Del.

Beginning on July 20, 2013, C-SPAN, the public-affairs television network, will be posting 13 television segments on its website featuring the literary life and history of Delaware’s capital city of Dover. The segments can be viewed at the following Web address: www.c-span.org/LocalContent/Dover. C-SPAN will also be broadcasting the segments on non-fiction book channel BookTV (on […]




HCA Blooms on the First Day of Spring

We wanted to mark the first day of spring by sharing some images of our historic sites in bloom across the state:   Hellebore at Buena Vista Conference Center Daffodils at Legislative Mall   What’s your favorite sign that spring is here?




Delaware Commemorates Black History Month

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 […]





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