Pages Tagged With: "historic sites"

Division to sponsor 2 virtual programs in August 2021

Programs to explore the wreck of the DeBraak and War of 1812 hero Commodore Thomas Macdonough.




Division museums resume standard hours

Resumption of hours in keeping with Gov. John Carney’s lifting of the COVID-19 state of emergency on July 13, 2021.




Save the date — 2021 Chautauqua

Entitled, “The I’s Have It: Industry, Innovation, and Invention,” activities to take place in Lewes and New Castle during September 2021.




Never to be forgotten or lost again

John Dickinson Plantation burial ground for enslaved men, women and children, and for free African Americans who died on the site, to be preserved and interpreted.




Portraits of Buena Vista

Sunshine Plein Air Artists were on site at the historic property in June 2021.




Museums of the State of Delaware open for Juneteenth

Holiday commemorates the emancipation of enslaved people in the United States.




Old Dover Independence Day on July 3, 2021

Activities include sack racing, tug ‘o war, lawn games, walking tours, and historical interpreters, dressed in period clothing, reciting the Declaration of Independence.




Division to sponsor 4 programs in July 2021

Programs explore the sinking of the DeBraak, readings of the Declaration of Independence and different perspectives on the American Revolution.




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History was made here: The Dover Green

Town commons served as a central meeting place for over 200 years.