Recitations to take place at 2 and 4 p.m.
We support the elimination of racial injustice, racism, discrimination, and exclusionary history. We believe that Black lives matter.
We strive to practice inclusive history. History is not a series of one-sided, happy stories. It is a combination of uncomfortable truths, differing perspectives, and difficult narratives. At the John Dickinson Plantation in Dover, for example, we tell the story of the enslaved, indentured, and free Black men, women, and children who worked, and died, […]
Project will include cleaning, raking, repointing and repairing stone and brick on both sides of the wall.
Visitation now permitted in accordance with Gov. Carney’s Phase I reopening of the state.
Museums closed on March 24, 2020 in response to the coronavirus state of emergency.
Six special programs held in celebration of National Women’s History Month.
Highlights include programs on Black leaders in the Women’s Suffrage Movement, African Americans on the Eastern Shore and screenings of the three-part “American Epic” which explores how the ordinary people of America were given the opportunity to make records for the first time.
Photographic chronicle of events during December 2019 sponsored by the division and its partnering organizations.
Highlights include a program on William Penn’s role in the founding of Dover, activities celebrating Martin Luther King Jr. Day and a concert by CoroAllegro.
Division to sponsor nine special events, including four winter-holiday-themed activities, between Nov. 28, 2019 and Jan. 1, 2020.