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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.




Our Museums

Administered by the Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs, the five museums of the State of Delaware tell the story of the First State’s contributions to the history and culture of the United States. Through tours, exhibits and special programs, the museums shine a spotlight on Delaware’s unique history and the diverse people who came […]




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.




Display of sculpture by Charles Parks at the New Castle Court House Museum

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.




‘The Old State House: A True Restoration 1976-2016’ display now on view

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.