18th century trades, true crime in song and walking tours of a historic cemetery among programs/topics to be explored.
Event commemorates the 339th anniversary of Penn’s disembarkment at New Castle, his first landing in the New World.
Programs explore the experiences of the enslaved and free African Americans who lived, labored and died on the John Dickinson Plantation.
Events include a wetland walk and campfire, a program on Colonial Delaware crime and punishment, and a wide variety of activities associated with “The I’s Have It: Industry, Innovation, and Invention,” Delaware’s 23rd annual Chautauqua.
American enterprise and ingenuity will be brought to life in “The I’s Have It: Industry, Innovation, and Invention.”
Programs to explore the wreck of the DeBraak and War of 1812 hero Commodore Thomas Macdonough.
Resumption of hours in keeping with Gov. John Carney’s lifting of the COVID-19 state of emergency on July 13, 2021.
Entitled, “The I’s Have It: Industry, Innovation, and Invention,” activities to take place in Lewes and New Castle during September 2021.
John Dickinson Plantation burial ground for enslaved men, women and children, and for free African Americans who died on the site, to be preserved and interpreted.
Holiday commemorates the emancipation of enslaved people in the United States.