Pages Tagged With: "First State National Historical Park"

Ron Whittington to portray Hall of Famer William ‘Judy’ Johnson at the New Castle Court House Museum on July 20, 2019

Program explores the history of the Negro baseball leagues prior to Jackie Robinson’s breaking of the color barrier in the major leagues.




Division to sponsor 11 special events during July 2019

Independence Day, baseball Hall-of-Famer William “Judy” Johnson and campfires at the John Dickinson Plantation to be featured.




‘Separation—Freedom for Delaware’ at the New Castle Court House Museum on June 9, 2019

Activities to include demonstrations by the First Delaware Regiment and “Caesar Rodney in his Own Words,” a historical play exploring the views of the famed Delaware patriot.




Fort Christina offers a green space and history this summer

First State National Historical Park site to offer tours and public programming.




Division to sponsor nine special events during June 2019

Separation Day, Black Music Month Celebration and a historic preservation symposium among programs to be offered.




ArCH Field Days help students learn about historic preservation

Program designed to meet Next Generation science standards as well as Common Core state standards for art and history.




Division to sponsor five special events during May 2019

Dover Days, A Day in Old New Castle and the Zwaanendael Maritime Festival among programs to be offered.




Division to sponsor 14 special events during April 2019

Highlights include programs on the artist who created “His Master’s Voice,” the bombardment of Lewes and a festival at Fort Christina.




‘The Rising Sun: The U.S. Constitution’: The Old State House’s Coffee-Hour Lecture Series to take place in April 2019

Fun and thought-provoking Constitutional programs to take place on April 4, 11, 18 and 25, 2019.




Negro Travelers’ Green Book program at the New Castle Court House Museum on March 16, 2019

Program on the travel and vacation guidebook for people of color during the segregation era