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Town seeks historical information about First National Bank of Frankford

Built in 1907, the structure later served as town hall for over six decades.




Division to sponsor four virtual programs during January 2021

Cross-stitching, the wreck of the DeBraak, artist Francis Barraud and forgotten presidents to be explored.




Video explores the lives of four enslaved people and an abolitionist

Created in celebration of Delaware Day which honors the anniversary of Delaware becoming the first state to ratify the U.S. Constitution on Dec. 7, 1787.




“Delaware Day 2020 — Expanding the Delaware Story”

Videos explore the lives of four enslaved individuals and an abolitionist.




Johnson Victrola Museum reopens second floor; adds displays

Gallery had been closed since June 2020.




Division to sponsor four virtual-programs during December 2020

Wreath making; Elizabeth Battell, proprietrix of the Golden Fleece Tavern; season’s eatings; and Delaware’s canning history to be explored.




Sussex Gardeners to decorate Zwaanendael Museum for the holidays

Decorations presented in conjunction with the Lewes Lights event.




Wilmington industrial complex listed in the National Register

American Vulcanized Fibre Company was the oldest-known, consolidated-commercial, manufacturer of vulcanized fibre in the world.




Winner of New Castle photo contest announced

Contest challenged amateur photographers to submit images of what makes Delaware’s first capital city unique.




Museums of the State of Delaware to shift to winter schedules

Wednesday visitation to be added, tours expanded to 45 minutes.





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