Pages Tagged With: "First State National Historical Park"

Battle of the Chesapeake program at The Old State House on Oct. 13, 2018

Naval engagement played a decisive role in America’s victory in its struggle for independence from Great Britain.




‘William Penn Day’ at the New Castle Court House Museum on Oct. 27, 2018

Event commemorates the 336th anniversary Penn’s Oct. 27, 1682 disembarkment at New Castle, his first landing in the New World.




Division to sponsor 16 special events during October 2018

Early 1900s music education, the life of Delaware patriot Caesar Rodney and walking tours of St. Peter’s cemetery in Lewes among topics to be explored.




’18th Century Trades Day’ at the John Dickinson Plantation on Oct. 13, 2018

Explore Colonial-era job opportunities at the home of the “Penman of the Revolution.”




Division to sponsor 21 special events during September 2018

Native-American programming, Chautauqua shows and surviving the London Blitz among activities to be presented.




‘First People of the First State’: Programs featuring the Lenapé Indian Tribe of Delaware throughout September 2018

Eleven Lenapé-themed programs to be presented at three downtown Dover locations.




Division to sponsor 12 special events during August 2018

Film screenings, and programs on Sherlock Holmes, George M. Cohan and Irving Berlin to be featured.




‘An Immigrant Story: Crossing the Atlantic in a 17th Century Sailing Ship’ at the New Castle Court House Museum on July 18, 2018

Program explores what life would be like for a two-month crossing of the Atlantic Ocean from Europe to the New World.




Division to sponsor 19 special events during July 2018

Programs on Independence Day, Alexander Hamilton and a murder mystery to be featured.




Newly published book explores the life and legacy of Delaware statesman John Dickinson

Publication a joint effort of the Friends of the John Dickinson Mansion, the Delaware Department of State and the Delaware Heritage Commission.