Dignity of those interred must be respected.
Site likely holds the enslaved individuals and other African Americans who lived, worked, and died on land owned by the Dickinson family.
Archaeological research has led to the identification of a burial ground at the John Dickinson Plantation in Dover, Delaware. The burial ground was found during archaeological fieldwork on March 9, 2021 and likely holds the enslaved individuals and other African Americans who lived, worked, and died on land owned by the Dickinson family. “We remain […]
Contest open between April 19 and 24, 2021.
Programs help to tell the story of the First State’s contributions to the history and culture of the United States.
A Site of Conscience is a place of memory that confronts both the history of what happened there and its contemporary legacies.
American Association for State and Local History seeks data for 2020 report.
Three free, virtual programs streamed live on the Web.
Delaware State Review Board for Historic Preservation meeting to take place remotely on Feb. 24, 2021
Board to review National Register nomination for the African Union Church and Cemetery of Iron Hill.
Project supported, in part, by a $5,000 grant from
the National Trust for Historic Preservation.