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Division-sponsored programs in November 2022

An 18th century market fair, concert, tours, historic cuisine and programs celebrating Dutch- and Native-American heritage to be explored.




Zwaanendael Museum to host ‘Mysteries of History’ tours in October 2022

Walking tours explore the darker and more unusual aspects of Lewes, Delaware history.




‘William Penn Day’ at the New Castle Court House Museum on Oct. 29, 2022

Event commemorates the 340th anniversary of Penn’s disembarkment at New Castle, his first landing in the New World.




The Green Book: Acclaimed guide included Delaware locations for travelers of color

During the Jim Crow era, an annual travel guide for the African American community helped readers find places to eat and sleep. In Delaware, 17 properties are listed statewide. Read on to learn more about the importance of the Delaware Green Book.




Buena Vista fall event on Oct. 8, 2022

Free one-day-only affair showcases one of Delaware’s most historic estates.




Division-sponsored programs in October 2022

Series on the War of 1812, Mysteries of History , William Penn Day, concerts and outdoor events to be featured.




Your preservation questions answered

Learn more about historical preservation in the First State in this Q&A with Delaware’s Deputy State Historic Preservation Officer.




CORRECTION–Delaware’s 24th annual Chautauqua, Sept. 8–11, 2022

Tent shows to showcase entertainment and the artists who brought it to life.




Details in Delaware: Serpentine stone

A greenish gemstone was once popular as a building material, but had its flaws. Read on to learn more about serpentine stone.




Shape the future of Cooch’s Bridge

Save the date for opportunities to be a partner in crafting a new interpretive plan for the Cooch’s Bridge Historic Site.