Pages Tagged With: "History"

Division celebrates African American History Month 2022

Five of the month’s six events celebrate the invaluable contributions that the Black community has made to the culture and history of the United States.




Blast from the past: Reliving HCA’s winter events

Candle-making, merry-making and reliving history filled this fall and winter. If you missed our events, mark your calendar for next year!




Recapturing the stories of Black beaches

“Recapturing Black Beaches: A Shared Story Project” is an oral history initiative designed to memorialize and uplift stories of what it has been like to recreate at Delaware’s beaches as a person of color throughout history.




Diversity in Delaware History: A webinar series

The Diversity in Delaware History webinar series returns in 2022 as a way for people to better understand the diverse stories found throughout the First State’s history. This monthly event is free and open to the public.




Division-sponsored programs in January 2022

Events include a virtual program on the blizzard of 1888 and a live concert by Musically Generated Organism.




Submit photos — and win prizes — during the Delaware Day Adventure, Dec. 3–12, 2021

Explore the division’s museums, learn and explore Delaware history, and submit photos to win a prize.




Planning for preservation: HCA unveils new strategic plan

The Division’s new Strategic Plan sets a course for preserving Delaware’s historical places and spaces for all ages and abilities to learn about local history.




Beach-going in Delaware: Black perspectives under segregation

Beaches and resorts provided enjoyment for Black, Indigenous and other people of color seeking entertainment and refuge during the Jim Crow era in the United States.




Winner of 2021 New Castle photo contest announced

Second annual contest challenged amateur photographers to submit images of what makes Delaware’s first capital city unique.




‘A Very Victor Holiday’ at the Johnson Victrola Museum on Dec. 4, 2021

Spend the holidays with the Victor Talking Machine Company at this special event.