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Video explores the lives of four enslaved people and an abolitionist

Created in celebration of Delaware Day which honors the anniversary of Delaware becoming the first state to ratify the U.S. Constitution on Dec. 7, 1787.




‘Delaware Day 2020 — Expanding the Delaware Story’

Videos explore the lives of four enslaved individuals and an abolitionist.




‘At Home Concert Series’ videos posted on division’s YouTube channel

Series showcased musicians from across the state and region.




Johnson Victrola Museum reopens second floor; adds displays

Gallery had been closed since June 2020.




Division to sponsor four virtual-programs during December 2020

Wreath making; Elizabeth Battell, proprietrix of the Golden Fleece Tavern; season’s eatings; and Delaware’s canning history to be explored.




Sussex Gardeners to decorate Zwaanendael Museum for the holidays

Decorations presented in conjunction with the Lewes Lights event.




Museums of the State of Delaware to shift to winter schedules

Wednesday visitation to be added, tours expanded to 45 minutes.




Division to sponsor three live virtual-programs during November 2020

Programs to explore mysteries of history, Abraham Lincoln’s election as president and London in wartime.




‘We Didn’t Vote for Him: Delaware and the Election of 1860’ — virtual lecture from The Old State House on Nov. 14, 2020

Program explores the election that brought Abraham Lincoln to power and which led the nation into civil war.




Visit our museums

Delaware’s State museums are open with tours that allow visitors to experience the history of the First State while continuing to take all recommended steps to safeguard public health. In keeping with Gov. Carney’s COVID-19 guidance, four museums administered by the Delaware Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs — the John Dickinson Plantation, Johnson Victrola […]