Pages Tagged With: "History"

Division releases 2020 annual report

Report illustrates the challenges addressed in an extraordinary year.




‘A Mere Mock Freedom: Free and Enslaved Black Life in Delaware 1790–1840’

Video explores anti-slavery activity in Delaware in the late-18th century and the subsequent passage of repressive legislation targeting free Blacks in the 19th century.




Division to sponsor 6 virtual programs in May 2021

The archaeology series “History Unearthed,” “Trivia Night” and “The Wreck of the DeBraak” will be explored.




Statement about unauthorized media images of the John Dickinson Plantation burial ground

Dignity of those interred must be respected.




Burial ground found at John Dickinson Plantation

Site likely holds the enslaved individuals and other African Americans who lived, worked, and died on land owned by the Dickinson family.




Zwaanendael Museum’s ‘Museum Madness’ photo contest in April 2021

Contest open between April 19 and 24, 2021.




Division to sponsor seven programs during April 2021

Programs help to tell the story of the First State’s contributions to the history and culture of the United States.




John Dickinson Plantation named a member of the International Coalition of Sites of Conscience

A Site of Conscience is a place of memory that confronts both the history of what happened there and its contemporary legacies.




History organizations urged to complete national visitation survey

American Association for State and Local History seeks data for 2020 report.




Division celebrates National Women’s History Month 2021

Three free, virtual programs streamed live on the Web.