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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.




Museums of the State of Delaware closed on Saturday, Jan. 7, 2017 due to winter storm

National Weather Service predicting significant storm.




Johnson Victrola Museum parking lot closed

Lot closed at least through Jan. 31, 2017. Museum will remain open.




Division to sponsor 14 free programs during November 2016

18th Century Market Fair, candle making and music of World War I among the events to be presented.




EVENTS RESCHEDULED–Programs on Delaware’s Native-American heritage to be held through the end of September 2016

Programs on Delaware’s Lenape and Nanticoke Indian tribes to be featured.