Pages Tagged With: "History"

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.




Division-sponsored programs in Dec. 2021

Programs to include a demonstration of historical Dutch cooking, holidays with the Victor Talking Machine Company and a concert of soul-soaked mountain music by the Knotty G’s.




‘Museum Minutes’: Sharing Delaware history digitally

Zwaanendael Museum staff created this series of short videos on local history after COVID-19 temporarily prevented physical visits to the museum.




Changing the view of history

How the work of the division’s Race and Equity Committee informs the practice of history.




Collection close-up: ladybug costume

The division currently curates approximately 100,000 objects in the State of Delaware’s Historic Collection, among them, a child’s ladybug costume dated to 1974.




’18th Century Market Fair’ on Nov. 6, 2021

Day-long series of programs harkens back to the 1700s when the Dover Green served as the focal point of life in Dover.




Division-sponsored programs in November 2021

A folk music concert, and programs celebrating Dutch American Heritage Day and National Native American Heritage Month among events/topics to be explored.