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Guided visitation to the African burial ground at the John Dickinson Plantation

Programs explore the experiences of the enslaved and free African Americans who lived, labored and died on the John Dickinson Plantation.




Division-sponsored programs in September 2021

Events include a wetland walk and campfire, a program on Colonial Delaware crime and punishment, and a wide variety of activities associated with “The I’s Have It: Industry, Innovation, and Invention,” Delaware’s 23rd annual Chautauqua.




Delaware’s 23rd annual Chautauqua, Sept. 9–12, 2021

American enterprise and ingenuity will be brought to life in “The I’s Have It: Industry, Innovation, and Invention.”




Zwaanendael Museum’s “Museum Madness” photo contest in April 2021

Contest open between April 19 and 24, 2021.




“The Amazing Hannah Penn” — virtual living-history performance on Oct. 24, 2020

Virtual living-history program in which Jean Norvell portrays the proprietress of Pennsylvania and wife of William Penn.




“Civil War Band of Brothers: Four Men of the First Delaware Regiment” — lecture streamed virtually from The Old State House on Oct. 22, 2020

Virtual lecture explores the true stories of four men — a doctor, a chaplain, a soldier and an Irish immigrant — who served in the unit.




“Mischief Managed: Throwing a Hotsy-Totsy Halloween Bash” at the Johnson Victrola Museum on Oct. 30, 2020

Historical-theater presentation depicts a 1927 guide to throwing the perfect Halloween party.




“Cyber Seafaring”: The Zwaanendael Museum’s virtual maritime-history series, Oct. 1–3, 2020

Four-part series of virtual presentations on the Lewes/Cape Henlopen region’s maritime history.




New Castle Court House Museum publishes “19 Days of Suffrage”

Series of 19 Facebook posts about the women’s suffrage movement in Delaware and the nation.




New Castle Court House Museum featured in “Before They Were States” podcast

Podcast explores the history of the American states before they joined the union.