On Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019 at 1:30 p.m., The Old State House, located at 25 The Green in Dover, Del., will offer a multi-media presentation by historic-site interpreter Tom Welch on the Battle of the Chesapeake, a decisive naval engagement of the American Revolutionary War in which a French fleet under Adm. de Grasse paved […]
Built and opened in 1836, the Octagonal Schoolhouse is one of the earliest examples of a one-room school in Delaware.
Event commemorates the 337th anniversary of Penn’s disembarkment at New Castle, his first landing in the New World.
Programs on America’s maritime heritage; Enrico Caruso; and Shakespeare, Poe and Fiends to be featured.
“Delaware’s Maritime Heritage” lecture series at the Zwaanendael Museum in September and October 2019
Series to feature Bill Manthorpe, retired U.S. Navy captain and author.
Day-long series of activities explores occupations of the 1700s including preserving food in the smokehouse, dyeing cloth, carpentry, blacksmithing and making bricks out of clay.
Historical play on Caesar Rodney, Native-American programming and Chautauqua tent shows among the activities to be presented.
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 civil rights movement, the Vietnam War, the space program and rock ‘n’ roll will be among the 1960s-era topics to be explored.