Pages Tagged With: "History"

Old Dover Independence Day on July 3, 2021

Activities include sack racing, tug ‘o war, lawn games, walking tours, and historical interpreters, dressed in period clothing, reciting the Declaration of Independence.




Division to sponsor 4 programs in July 2021

Programs explore the sinking of the DeBraak, readings of the Declaration of Independence and different perspectives on the American Revolution.




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The division needs your input for its Strategic Plan Fiscal Year 2022–2026.




History was made here: The Dover Green

Town commons served as a central meeting place for over 200 years.




2021 Zwaanendael photo contest winners announced

“Museum Madness” contest sought photos of the historic Lewes site.




Dickinson/Zwaanendael museums add Tuesday hours

Both museums now open Tuesday through Saturday.




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.