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“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.




Volunteers respond to storm damage at Belmont Hall on National Cleanup Day

Historic Smyrna site was hit by Tropical Storm Isaias on Aug. 4, 2020.




Division completes exterior rehabilitation of the Zwaanendael Museum

Work included cleaning, replacement of weather-damaged shutters and repainting all remaining window frames and shutters.




“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.




Division receives $22,000 grant for preservation of Weldin House

Funding from the Eastern Brandywine Hundred Coordinating Council will be used to help rehabilitate the historic property north of Wilmington.




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.




Sunshine Plein Air Artists paint Buena Vista

Artwork created on July 28, 2020 depicts a variety of outdoor scenes at the historic property.




Division museums add Thursday operating hours

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




“Separation—Freedom for Delaware” at the New Castle Court House Museum on June 9, 2019

Activities to include demonstrations by the First Delaware Regiment and “Caesar Rodney in his Own Words,” a historical play exploring the views of the famed Delaware patriot.





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