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.
Activities include sack racing, tug ‘o war, lawn games, walking tours, and historical interpreters, dressed in period clothing, reciting the Declaration of Independence.
Programs explore the sinking of the DeBraak, readings of the Declaration of Independence and different perspectives on the American Revolution.
Town commons served as a central meeting place for over 200 years.
Both museums now open Tuesday through Saturday.
The archaeology series “History Unearthed,” “Trivia Night” and “The Wreck of the DeBraak” will be explored.
A Site of Conscience is a place of memory that confronts both the history of what happened there and its contemporary legacies.
Project supported, in part, by a $5,000 grant from
the National Trust for Historic Preservation.