Pages Tagged With: "First State National Historical Park"

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




National Women’s History Month events among eight special programs at division museums during March 2019

Activities honor and celebrate women’s lives and historic achievements.




New Castle Green street lamp repaired

Old lamp given a complete overall.




Presidents Day program on George Washington’s 110 rules of civility at The Old State House on Feb. 17, 2019

Program explores Washington’s 110 Rules of Civility and Decent Behavior and discusses how they were practiced by subsequent American presidents together with their relevance to contemporary American politics.




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.




Division to sponsor seven special events during January 2019

Highlights include activities celebrating Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, early jazz and the Avery’s Rest archaeological site.




Museums of the State of Delaware 2018–2019 winter-holiday schedule

Enjoy the season and learn about the First State’s many contributions to the history and culture of the United States.