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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.




“Separation—Freedom for Delaware” at the New Castle Court House Museum on June 9, 2019

Activities to include demonstrations by the First Delaware Regiment and “Caesar Rodney in his Own Words,” a historical play exploring the views of the famed Delaware patriot.




Fort Christina offers a green space and history this summer

First State National Historical Park site to offer tours and public programming.




Division to sponsor nine special events during June 2019

Separation Day, Black Music Month Celebration and a historic preservation symposium among programs to be offered.




ArCH Field Days help students learn about historic preservation

Program designed to meet Next Generation science standards as well as Common Core state standards for art and history.




Archaeological project to begin in historic New Castle

Archaeological investigation seeks to find evidence of the fort originally built by Dutch settlers in 1651.




Zwaanendael Maritime Celebration: “A Sailor’s Life for Me” on May 25, 2019

Daylong series of activities exploring the adventure, romance, excitement and hardships experienced by seafarers.





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