Pages Tagged With: "Historic Sites"

‘George Washington Birthday Celebration’ at Dover, Del.’s Old State House on Feb. 22, 2016 at 1 p.m.

Event to feature writings by, and about, the first president, read by historical interpreters and distinguished guests, plus live, streaming video of Sen. Chris Coons reading Washington’s Farewell Address from the floor of the U.S. Senate.




Two additional Delaware properties listed in the National Register of Historic Places

St. Stephen’s Protestant Episcopal Church in Harrington and the Union Wesley Methodist Episcopal Church Complex in Clarksville are the most recent listings.




History was made here: Cooch-Dayett Mills

Historic Newark mill was built in the 1830s.




‘Simple Machines’ display at the John Dickinson Plantation

Display focuses on the six simple machines (inclined plane, screw, wedge, pulley, lever, and wheel and axle) that constitute the elementary building blocks of which many more-complicated machines are composed.




‘A Seaborne Citizenry: The DeBraak and Its Atlantic World’ exhibit at the Zwaanendael Museum

Exhibit explores His Majesty’s Sloop of War DeBraak, a British warship that was capsized and lost off the Delaware coast on May 25, 1798.




History was made here: Fenwick Island Lighthouse

Iconic Sussex County structure helped guide mariners for more than 100 years.