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“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.




Delaware’s 22nd annual Chautauqua: “Women’s Work: Campaigning for Social Change” on Sept. 10, 11, 19 and 20, 2020

All activities to be presented free via Zoom; registration required.




Division museums add Thursday operating hours

Visitation guidelines in keeping with Gov. Carney’s Phase II reopening of the state.




Zwaanendael Museum to hold “Uniquely Lewes” photo contest

Open between July 8 and 15, 2020, contest seeks photos of what makes Lewes unique.




Declaration of Independence to be read aloud in front of The Old State House on July 4, 2020

Recitations to take place at 2 and 4 p.m.





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