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Video explores genetic background of eight white and three Black people who lived at Avery’s Rest, a 17th century Delaware homestead

Research helps provide a greater understanding of the early colonial history of European and African persons in Delaware.




“Civil War Band of Brothers: Four Men of the First Delaware Regiment” — lecture streamed virtually from The Old State House on Oct. 22, 2020

Virtual lecture explores the true stories of four men — a doctor, a chaplain, a soldier and an Irish immigrant — who served in the unit.




“Mischief Managed: Throwing a Hotsy-Totsy Halloween Bash” at the Johnson Victrola Museum on Oct. 30, 2020

Historical-theater presentation depicts a 1927 guide to throwing the perfect Halloween party.




From the Pacific to Delaware: Preserving and protecting our submerged archaeological sites

Guest article by Delaware Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs archaeologist Stephanie Soder.




Division completes exterior rehabilitation of the Zwaanendael Museum

Work included cleaning, replacement of weather-damaged shutters and repainting all remaining window frames and shutters.




“Cyber Seafaring”: The Zwaanendael Museum’s virtual maritime-history series, Oct. 1–3, 2020

Four-part series of virtual presentations on the Lewes/Cape Henlopen region’s maritime history.




History at the beach—the Women’s Christian Temperance Union Fountain

Rehoboth Beach landmark was built in 1929.




New Castle Court House Museum publishes “19 Days of Suffrage”

Series of 19 Facebook posts about the women’s suffrage movement in Delaware and the nation.




New Castle Court House Museum featured in “Before They Were States” podcast

Podcast explores the history of the American states before they joined the union.




Delaware’s 22nd annual Chautauqua: “Women’s Work: Campaigning for Social Change” on Sept. 10, 11, 19 and 20, 2020

All activities to be presented free via Zoom; registration required.





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