‘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.
Event commemorates the 336th anniversary Penn’s Oct. 27, 1682 disembarkment at New Castle, his first landing in the New World.
Early 1900s music education, the life of Delaware patriot Caesar Rodney and walking tours of St. Peter’s cemetery in Lewes among topics to be explored.
Explore Colonial-era job opportunities at the home of the “Penman of the Revolution.”
Native-American programming, Chautauqua shows and surviving the London Blitz among activities to be presented.
‘First People of the First State’: Programs featuring the Lenapé Indian Tribe of Delaware throughout September 2018
Eleven Lenapé-themed programs to be presented at three downtown Dover locations.
Film screenings, and programs on Sherlock Holmes, George M. Cohan and Irving Berlin to be featured.
‘An Immigrant Story: Crossing the Atlantic in a 17th Century Sailing Ship’ at the New Castle Court House Museum on July 18, 2018
Program explores what life would be like for a two-month crossing of the Atlantic Ocean from Europe to the New World.
Programs on Independence Day, Alexander Hamilton and a murder mystery to be featured.