Pages Tagged With: "History"

Division-sponsored programs in January 2023

Concert and Zwaanendael Museum introductory program to be featured.

The Division welcomes new staff members

Join the Division in welcoming its newest staff members, who bring a wealth of experience in working with the public and historic sites.

17th-century life revealed at Avery’s Rest

Over the last five years, archaeologists have learned a lot more about the 11 burials found at Avery’s Rest near Rehoboth Beach. Find out what they have discovered thanks to modern-day technology and DNA testing.

Centreville’s Dauneport property listed in National Register of Historic Places

The Dauneport property, a collaboration of two women in the early 1900s, has been listed in the National Register of Historic Places.

Details in Delaware: Shutters

Have you ever noticed shutters on a historic home and wondered about the differing types and styles? Learn more about why those differences exist.

Delaware’s Felix Darley offers contemporary holiday illustrations

Delaware’s own Felix Darley created some of the first Americanized, contemporary images of Santa. Learn more about his work and roots in the First State.

Honoring World AIDS Day in Delaware

On Dec. 1, the world will honor World AIDS Day. Here in Delaware, we’re hoping to shine a light on the important stories of those disproportionately impacted by stigma and discrimination.

Pathways to expand access to John Dickinson Plantation in 2023

Next year, the public will get new access to the John Dickinson Plantation thanks to a pathways project that will connect the site to the St. Jones Reserve.

Meet the group that brings the holiday spirit to the Zwaanendael Museum

Every year, the Sussex Gardeners help decorate Lewes for the holidays, including the Zwaanendael Museum. Learn more about this unique club.

Division-sponsored programs in December 2022

Holiday activities among the seven programs to be offered.