Pages Tagged With: "First State National Historical Park"

New Castle Court House Museum reopens after installation of a fire sprinkler system

Historic building reopened after being closed since Dec. 31, 2021 for the installation of a fire sprinkler system.




John Dickinson Plantation honored with Award of Excellence

Museum honored for its project “Search, Discovery, and Interpretation of the African Burial Ground at the John Dickinson Plantation.”




Division-sponsored programs in July 2022

Independence Day activities, tours and a program on the DeBraak shipwreck to be featured.




Division-sponsored programs in June 2022

Tours, lectures and Separation Day activities to be featured.




Division-sponsored programs in May 2022

Day-long events and festivals among activities offered.




New Castle History Camp

Travel through history with us this summer at the FREE New Castle History Summer Camp! Discover how Native Americans used the land, explore colonial kitchen gardens, and weigh in as a juror on the momentous Thomas Garrett Trial. At the end of each day you’ll test your skills as a historian by researching, and designing a creative […]




Division-sponsored programs in April 2022

Highlights include a lecture series on the War of 1812 and several Dutch-themed activities.




‘The War of 1812: Over Two Centuries Later’

Four-part Old State House Coffee-Hour Lecture Series to take place in April 2022.




Sheriff’s House rehabilitation to begin in 2022

The Delaware Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs is pleased to share the announcement of a $5.4 million commitment from the National Park Service to rehabilitate the historic Sheriff’s House at First State National Historical Park.




Division-sponsored programs in January 2022

Events include a virtual program on the blizzard of 1888 and a live concert by Musically Generated Organism.