Pages Tagged With: "First State National Historical Park"

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.




Fort Christina offers a historical destination this summer

Partner site of the First State National Historical Park to host summer 2018 events




Gov. Carney to speak at John Dickinson Plantation on June 12, 2018

Gov. Carney will be the featured speaker for the annual meeting of the Friends of the John Dickinson Mansion.




‘Change of Command’ among 11 division-sponsored events in June 2018

Programs on Delaware heroes of the War of 1812, dyeing fabrics 18th-century style, and Separation Day in New Castle to be featured.




Department of State volunteers help with spring cleanup at the John Dickinson Plantation

Activities conducted in support of National Volunteer Week.




African-American History Month programs among 18 special events at division museums during February 2018

Highlights include programs on African-American life at the John Dickinson Plantation in the 18th century, the evolution of Black recorded music and African-American archaeology in Delaware.




Division to sponsor seven special events during January 2018

Highlights include activities celebrating Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, and programs on E.R. Johnson’s yacht, the Caroline, and buccaneers in the Delaware Bay.




Division receives $190,000 grant for its partner sites in the First State National Historical Park

Grant to fund capital improvements and programmatic activities at the New Castle Green, New Castle Court House, John Dickinson Plantation and Fort Christina National Historic Landmark.




Division to sponsor 17 special programs during the 2017 winter-holiday season

Eight holiday-themed activities among the programs to be offered.




Commemorating the 250th anniversary of John Dickinson’s revolutionary ‘Letters From a Farmer in Pennsylvania’

Website and public programs celebrate Dickinson’s pivotal role in setting the stage for the American Revolution.