Pages Tagged With: "History"

Rockwood Estate Historic District receives update in the National Register listing

Updates to Wilmington’s historic Rockwood Museum and Park expand the understanding of its architectural and social importance in the mid-19th and early-20th centuries.

Delaware students experience historical field trip

More than 200 local students descended on The Dover Green in May for the “Saving the Past, Shaping the Future” field trip.

Explore the DuPont Schools story map: New digital feature now available

A story map chronicling dozens of early 20th century schools built for African American and Native American students in Delaware is now available for the public to explore.

Celebrate Pride Month by exploring Delaware’s LGBTQ+ history

This June, the Division is celebrating Pride month by diving deeper into LGBTQ+ history. What we’ve learned will soon be shared with the public through a new digital platform celebrating this important part of Delaware’s history.

Experience the annual Separation Day celebration 

Visit the New Castle Court House Museum for the parade, shop at the vintage market and top off the day with fireworks.

Digging into Delaware history

Symposium shares information on archaeological investigations, historical research and artifacts.

Renovations continue for Fenwick Island Lighthouse

Painting of the lighthouse will continue during the summer as the visitor center remains open to the public.

Then & Now: Black History Highlights of Delaware explores the impact of Redding and Stevenson

“Then & Now: Black History Highlights of Delaware” explores the impact of two iconic Black figures in Delaware history and today: Louis L. Redding and Bryan Stevenson.

Cooch’s Bridge Historic Site

Follow us on: Site is closed to the public, except for registered tour participants. The Cooch’s Bridge Historic Site includes the Cooch Homestead and Cooch-Dayett Mill complex. The site is currently transitioning from private ownership to public site, undergoing necessary preservation and renovation. The location of Delaware’s only Revolutionary War era land battle, the site’s […]

Division-sponsored programs in June 2023

Activities to include programs on Separation Day in New Castle, LGBTQ+ history, and Dover Comic Con panel discussions.