Pages Tagged With: "Historic Sites"

Delaware Forest Service publishes guide to big trees of Delaware

State’s largest trees includes a Nordmann fir and tamarack at Buena Vista, and a Douglas fir at Belmont Hall.




Division to sponsor 14 special events during September 2019

Historical play on Caesar Rodney, Native-American programming and Chautauqua tent shows among the activities to be presented.




‘The Scorched Pamphlet: Sherlock Holmes Returns to Delaware’ at The Old State House on Aug. 17, 2019

Theatrical performance in which the celebrated British detective is called upon to solve a grisly case at Delaware College.




‘The 1960s in Delaware’—Chautauqua tent show in Lewes from Sept. 19 to 21, 2019

The civil rights movement, the Vietnam War, the space program and rock ‘n’ roll will be among the 1960s-era topics to be explored.




‘How to Train Your Dragon—The Hidden World’ to be screened at Movie Night at Buena Vista on Saturday, Aug. 3, 2019

Free outdoor, family-fun event also includes activities and food.




State Historic Preservation Office announces Delaware’s newest listings in the National Register of Historic Places

New listings include the Downtown Harrington Historic District, the Richard Allen School and the Taylor’s Bridge School.




Division to sponsor 15 special events during August 2019

Sherlock Holmes comes to Delaware, a screening of “How to Train Your Dragon—The Hidden World” and the history of women’s suffrage in the First State to be featured.




Dan Citron to join division as historic sites program manager

Position responsible for coordinating programming and visitor engagement at the State of Delaware’s museums and historic properties.




Ron Whittington to portray Hall of Famer William ‘Judy’ Johnson at the New Castle Court House Museum on July 20, 2019

Program explores the history of the Negro baseball leagues prior to Jackie Robinson’s breaking of the color barrier in the major leagues.




History was made here: Prince George’s Chapel

Dagsboro landmark was built in 1755 and named for the English prince who would later become King George III.