‘We Didn’t Vote for Him: Delaware and the Election of 1860’ — virtual lecture from The Old State House on Nov. 14, 2020
Program explores the election that brought Abraham Lincoln to power and which led the nation into civil war.
Series of 19 Facebook posts about the women’s suffrage movement in Delaware and the nation.
Podcast explores the history of the American states before they joined the union.
Visitation guidelines in keeping with Gov. Carney’s Phase II reopening of the state.
Deteriorating section of the wall was cleaned and repointed.
Recitations to take place at 2 and 4 p.m.
We support the elimination of racial injustice, racism, discrimination, and exclusionary history. We believe that Black lives matter.
We strive to practice inclusive history. History is not a series of one-sided, happy stories. It is a combination of uncomfortable truths, differing perspectives, and difficult narratives. At the John Dickinson Plantation in Dover, for example, we tell the story of the enslaved, indentured, and free Black men, women, and children who worked, and died, […]
Project will include cleaning, raking, repointing and repairing stone and brick on both sides of the wall.
Visitation now permitted in accordance with Gov. Carney’s Phase I reopening of the state.
Delaware’s State museums are open with tours that allow visitors to experience the history of the First State while continuing to take all recommended steps to safeguard public health. In keeping with Gov. Carney’s COVID-19 guidance, four museums administered by the Delaware Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs — the John Dickinson Plantation, Johnson Victrola […]