Pages Tagged With: "historic sites"

Gov. Carney to speak at John Dickinson Plantation on June 12, 2018

Gov. Carney will be the featured speaker for the annual meeting of the Friends of the John Dickinson Mansion.




‘Change of Command’ among 11 division-sponsored events in June 2018

Programs on Delaware heroes of the War of 1812, dyeing fabrics 18th-century style, and Separation Day in New Castle to be featured.




Delaware’s Chautauqua tent shows move to September during 2018

“All Aboard: Delaware and the Railroad” to take place from Sept. 13 to 15, 2018. #netde #delawarehistory #beaches #activities #events #historic_sites




Division to replace New Castle Academy roof

Improvements slated to begin in the spring of 2018.




State Sen. Nicole Poore visits the New Castle Court House Museum to celebrate accreditation by the American Alliance of Museums

Accreditation is the highest recognition afforded to museums in the United States.




Division to sponsor seven special events during January 2018

Highlights include activities celebrating Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, and programs on E.R. Johnson’s yacht, the Caroline, and buccaneers in the Delaware Bay.




Division receives $190,000 grant for its partner sites in the First State National Historical Park

Grant to fund capital improvements and programmatic activities at the New Castle Green, New Castle Court House, John Dickinson Plantation and Fort Christina National Historic Landmark.




Archaeological discovery writes new chapter in Delaware’s early colonial history

Findings shed light on 11 burials dating to the late 1600s including three people of African descent.




EVENT CANCELLED: Buena Vista Holiday Open House on Dec. 9, 2017

Event cancelled due to inclement weather.




Social practices in art

Article explores artist Denis A. Volozan and his portrait of George Washington which hangs in The Old State House.