Contest to illustrate what makes New Castle unique. Photos accepted Oct. 17 to 31, 2021. Voting open Nov. 1 to 5, 2021
Thursday, September 8, 2022 — Friday, September 9, 2022 outside the Zwaanendael Museum in LewesANDSaturday, September 10, 2022 — Sunday, September 11, 2022 outside the New Castle Court House Museum in New Castle *Programs – Live and Livestreamed *Entertaining and Educational *Experiences for All Ages *Interact with Historical Legends! All programs are free and open […]
Photographic chronicle of events during December 2019 sponsored by the division and its partnering organizations.
African American History Month programs among 13 special events at division museums during February 2019
Highlights include programs on the Underground Railroad, Black recording artists and record labels from the early 20th century, and First African Baptist Church cemeteries in Philadelphia.
African American History Month programs among 16 special events at division museums in February 2017
Highlights include African-American life at the John Dickinson Plantation in the 18th century, a program on jazz pianist “Fats” Waller, and a presentation on historic properties listed in the National Register since the 1980s that are significant to African-American communities throughout the state.
Highlights include programs on Black leaders in the Women’s Suffrage Movement, African Americans on the Eastern Shore and screenings of the three-part “American Epic” which explores how the ordinary people of America were given the opportunity to make records for the first time.
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.
Program designed to meet Next Generation science standards as well as Common Core state standards for art and history.
Program seeks to identify the uniqueness of the Colonial cultures in the Delaware Valley in the 17th and 18th centuries.
Program seeks to identify the uniqueness of the early colonial cultures in the region.
Day-long series of activities to highlight archaeological investigations, historical research and related topics for the state and surrounding areas.
On Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019 at 1:30 p.m., The Old State House, located at 25 The Green in Dover, Del., will offer a multi-media presentation by historic-site interpreter Tom Welch on the Battle of the Chesapeake, a decisive naval engagement of the American Revolutionary War in which a French fleet under Adm. de Grasse paved […]
Naval engagement played a decisive role in America’s victory in its struggle for independence from Great Britain.
Deadline for submission of abstracts: March 31, 2017
Program cancelled based on anticipated heavy rain and wind.
State invested $350,000 for projects at the New Castle Court House Museum, Arsenal, Academy and Green.