Display of works by the noted Wilmington artist featuring historical and political figures including a Minute Man, and presidents Richard Nixon, Gerald Ford and George W. Bush.
Display explores preservation work that has been conducted since Delaware’s first permanent capitol building in Dover was restored to its original appearance in 1976.
Eleven holiday-themed activities among the programs to be offered.
‘The Path to Freedom: A History of the Underground Railroad in Delaware’ exhibit at the New Castle Court House Museum
Exhibit explores Delaware’s role in the clandestine network that transported American slaves to freedom including the true journey of the Hawkins family from bondage in Maryland, through Delaware, to freedom in Pennsylvania.
Lead historic-site-interpreter Gavin Malone will portray a World War I veteran discussing the differences in American society between the 1910s and the early 1920s.
Program cancelled based on anticipated heavy rain and wind.
Changes to American society in the early 20th century, grave sites of notable New Castle veterans and candle-making among topics to be explored.
Public presentation of First State National Historical Park’s Historic Resource Study on Oct. 25, 2018
Study will help the park plan for the future.
‘Queenstown and the Early Colonial Delmarva: An Archaeological and Historical Symposium’ at the New Castle Court House Museum on Oct. 13, 2018
Event will include scholarly presentations on My Lord’s Gift, a 17th century archaeological site in Queenstown, Md.; and the Coleman Farm, Reedy Island and Fort Casimir sites in Delaware.
Naval engagement played a decisive role in America’s victory in its struggle for independence from Great Britain.