Pages Tagged With: "historic sites"

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.




Help us plan our future

The division needs your input for its Strategic Plan Fiscal Year 2022–2026.




History was made here: The Dover Green

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




2021 Zwaanendael photo contest winners announced

“Museum Madness” contest sought photos of the historic Lewes site.




Dickinson/Zwaanendael museums add Tuesday hours

Both museums now open Tuesday through Saturday.




Recyclables help Zwaanendael purchase bench

Museum collected more than 200 pounds of refuse to offset the cost of a new recycled-plastic piece of outdoor furniture.