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Division mourns the loss of former Zwaanendael Museum site interpreter Joe Caputo

Employee known for his ability to make history fun.




African American History Month programs among 14 events sponsored by the division during February 2020

Highlights include programs on black leaders in the Women’s Suffrage Movement, African Americans on the Eastern Shore and screenings of the three-part “American Epic” which explores how the ordinary people of America were given the opportunity to make records for the first time.




Division to sponsor seven special events during January 2020

Highlights include a program on William Penn’s role in the founding of Dover, activities celebrating Martin Luther King Jr. Day and a concert by CoroAllegro.




Historical holiday happenings

Division to sponsor nine special events, including four winter-holiday-themed activities, between Nov. 28, 2019 and Jan. 1, 2020.




Buena Vista Holiday Open House cancelled

Dec. 7, 2019 event cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances.




History was made here: Hale-Byrnes House

Gen. George Washington and the high command of the Continental Army held a council of war here on Sept. 6, 1777.




“Delaware Day Competition Display” at Legislative Hall through Dec. 12, 2019

Works by Delaware fourth-grade students illustrating the U.S. Constitution and Delaware’s role in its writing and ratification.




Division to sponsor 11 special events during July 2019

Independence Day, baseball Hall-of-Famer William “Judy” Johnson and campfires at the John Dickinson Plantation to be featured.




Buena Vista Spring Open House on Saturday, April 13, 2019

One-day-only event showcases one of Delaware’s most historic homes





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