Pages Tagged With: "historic sites"

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.




Visit our museums

Administered by the Delaware Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs, the five museums of the State of Delaware tell the story of the First State’s contributions to the history and culture of the United States. Through tours, exhibits and special programs, the museums shine a spotlight on Delaware’s unique history and the diverse people who […]




“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.




Fort Christina offers a green space and history this summer

First State National Historical Park site to offer tours and public programming.




ArCH Field Days help students learn about historic preservation

Program designed to meet Next Generation science standards as well as Common Core state standards for art and history.




Archaeological project to begin in historic New Castle

Archaeological investigation seeks to find evidence of the fort originally built by Dutch settlers in 1651.




Zwaanendael Maritime Celebration: “A Sailor’s Life for Me” on May 25, 2019

Daylong series of activities exploring the adventure, romance, excitement and hardships experienced by seafarers.