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African American History Month programs among 14 events sponsored by the division during February 2020

Highlights include programs on black leaders in the Women’s Suffrage Movement, African Americans on the Eastern Shore and screenings of the three-part “American Epic” which explores how the ordinary people of America were given the opportunity to make records for the first time.




History organizations urged to complete national visitation survey

American Association for State and Local History seeks data for 2020 report; 2019 version now available




Consulting services sought to conduct historical research on Avery’s Rest

Avery’s Rest contains archaeological evidence of 17th century and early 18th century colonial occupation. Deadline for submission of proposals: Feb. 11, 2020, 4 p.m.




John Dickinson Plantation seeks museum/historic site interpreter

Application deadline: Feb. 2, 2020




A December to remember!

Photographic chronicle of events during December 2019 sponsored by the division and its partnering organizations.




Division welcomes six new staff members

New employees include a curator of education, a physical plant trades mechanic, an executive housekeeper at Buena Vista, a property manager for the Cooch’s Bridge campus and construction project-managers at agency-managed sites across the state.




Division to sponsor seven special events during January 2020

Highlights include a program on William Penn’s role in the founding of Dover, activities celebrating Martin Luther King Jr. Day and a concert by CoroAllegro.




Historical holiday happenings

Division to sponsor nine special events, including four winter-holiday-themed activities, between Nov. 28, 2019 and Jan. 1, 2020.




Buena Vista Holiday Open House cancelled

Dec. 7, 2019 event cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances.




History was made here: Hale-Byrnes House

Gen. George Washington and the high command of the Continental Army held a council of war here on Sept. 6, 1777.





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