Pages Tagged With: "First State Heritage Park"

Portraits of former Gov. and Mrs. Markell added to the State Portrait Collection

Collection includes more than 200 works depicting many of the state’s most notable public figures.




Division to sponsor 23 special events during July 2017

Highlights include programs on Independence Day, jazz history and quill-pen writing.




Division to sponsor 16 special events during June 2017

Man’s Best Friend, Separation Day and a wine-glass painting party among the events to be presented.




Division to sponsor seven special events during May 2017

Highlights include Dover Days presentations, the Zwaanendael Museum’s Sixth Annual Maritime Festival and A Day in Old New Castle.




Division museums closed on Easter Sunday, April 16, 2017

New Castle Court House Museum, the Johnson Victrola Museum, The Old State House, the John Dickinson Plantation and the Zwaanendael Museum closed for the holiday.




Division to sponsor 18 special events during April 2017

Highlights include the Slave Dwelling Project, America’s Founding Fathers and Mothers, and programs on Delaware’s Dutch heritage.




Division to sponsor 14 free programs during March 2017

Highlights include events celebrating National Women’s History Month and National Harriet Tubman Day.




‘Washington vs. Lincoln—Who Was the Greatest President?’ at The Old State House on Feb. 19, 2017

President’s Day theatrical presentration will pit Washington and Lincoln against each other.




PROGRAM RESCHEDULED–‘Listen Up! African-American History’ program at Dover, Del.’s Old State House rescheduled from Feb. 4 to March, 11, 2017

Program features local youth performing their own spoken-word compositions that bring to light the history of Delaware’s African-Americans and women.




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.