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John Dickinson Plantation named a member of the International Coalition of Sites of Conscience

A Site of Conscience is a place of memory that confronts both the history of what happened there and its contemporary legacies.




John Dickinson Plantation to add area of reflection for visitors

Project supported, in part, by a $5,000 grant from
the National Trust for Historic Preservation.




Division celebrates African American History Month 2021

Five free, virtual programs streamed live on the Web.




“At Home Concert Series” videos posted on division’s YouTube channel

Series showcased musicians from across the state and region.




Division to sponsor four virtual-programs during December 2020

Wreath making; Elizabeth Battell, proprietrix of the Golden Fleece Tavern; season’s eatings; and Delaware’s canning history to be explored.




Winner of New Castle photo contest announced

Contest challenged amateur photographers to submit images of what makes Delaware’s first capital city unique.




Museums of the State of Delaware to shift to winter schedules

Wednesday visitation to be added, tours expanded to 45 minutes.




New Castle Court House Museum’s “Uniquely New Castle” photo contest

Photo submission ends Oct. 31. Voting open Nov. 1 to 7, 2020.




“We Didn’t Vote for Him: Delaware and the Election of 1860” — virtual lecture from The Old State House on Nov. 14, 2020

Program explores the election that brought Abraham Lincoln to power and which led the nation into civil war.




New Castle Court House Museum publishes “19 Days of Suffrage”

Series of 19 Facebook posts about the women’s suffrage movement in Delaware and the nation.





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