Pages Tagged With: "History"

Division to sponsor 2 virtual programs in August 2021

Programs to explore the wreck of the DeBraak and War of 1812 hero Commodore Thomas Macdonough.




Division museums resume standard hours

Resumption of hours in keeping with Gov. John Carney’s lifting of the COVID-19 state of emergency on July 13, 2021.




Save the date — 2021 Chautauqua

Entitled, “The I’s Have It: Industry, Innovation, and Invention,” activities to take place in Lewes and New Castle during September 2021.




Never to be forgotten or lost again

John Dickinson Plantation burial ground for enslaved men, women and children, and for free African Americans who died on the site, to be preserved and interpreted.




July 10, 2021 trivia event at Johnson Victrola Museum cancelled

Event called off due to the potential for excessive heat.




Museums of the State of Delaware open for Juneteenth

Holiday commemorates the emancipation of enslaved people in the United States.




Diversity in Delaware History Webinar Series

Series provides a historical context to understand the complex and often difficult role that race has played in the history of the United States and the state of Delaware.




Old Dover Independence Day on July 3, 2021

Activities include sack racing, tug ‘o war, lawn games, walking tours, and historical interpreters, dressed in period clothing, reciting the Declaration of Independence.




Division to sponsor 4 programs in July 2021

Programs explore the sinking of the DeBraak, readings of the Declaration of Independence and different perspectives on the American Revolution.




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