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John Dickinson Plantation closed on Sept. 14 and 15, 2019 in support of Thunder Over Dover Air Show

Free, two-day event features aerial demonstrations, displays of current and historical aircraft, and more.




Celebrate Native American culture in downtown Dover, Del. on Sept. 2, 7 and 14, 2019

Spotlighting the Lenapé Indian Tribe of Delaware, events will include music, drumming, dancing, crafts and lectures.




“The Scorched Pamphlet: Sherlock Holmes Returns to Delaware” at The Old State House on Aug. 17, 2019

Theatrical performance in which the celebrated British detective is called upon to solve a grisly case at Delaware College.




“The 1960s in Delaware”—Chautauqua tent show in Lewes from Sept. 19 to 21, 2019

The civil rights movement, the Vietnam War, the space program and rock ‘n’ roll will be among the 1960s-era topics to be explored.




Schooner Meerwald partners with Zwaanendael Museum to present programs and sailing trips during the summer of 2019

The vessel, New Jersey’s official tall ship, is a restored oyster-dredging schooner.




State Historic Preservation Office announces Delaware’s newest listings in the National Register of Historic Places

New listings include the Downtown Harrington Historic District, the Richard Allen School and the Taylor’s Bridge School.




Division to sponsor 15 special events during August 2019

Sherlock Holmes comes to Delaware, a screening of “How to Train Your Dragon—The Hidden World” and the history of women’s suffrage in the First State to be featured.




Ron Whittington to portray Hall of Famer William “Judy” Johnson at the New Castle Court House Museum on July 20, 2019

Program explores the history of the Negro baseball leagues prior to Jackie Robinson’s breaking of the color barrier in the major leagues.




History was made here: Prince George’s Chapel

Dagsboro landmark was built in 1755 and named for the English prince who would later become King George III.




Division now offering tours of the hull of the DeBraak, a shipwrecked 18th-century British warship

Tours taking place through Sept. 26, 2019.





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