Pages Tagged With: "History"

Delaware State Review Board for Historic Preservation meeting to take place remotely on Feb. 24, 2021

Board to review National Register nomination for the African Union Church and Cemetery of Iron Hill.




John Dickinson Plantation to add area of reflection for visitors

Project supported, in part, by a $5,000 grant from
the National Trust for Historic Preservation.




Division celebrates African American History Month 2021

Five free, virtual programs streamed live on the Web.




Town seeks historical information about First National Bank of Frankford

Built in 1907, the structure later served as town hall for over six decades.




Division to sponsor four virtual programs during January 2021

Cross-stitching, the wreck of the DeBraak, artist Francis Barraud and forgotten presidents to be explored.




Video explores the lives of four enslaved people and an abolitionist

Created in celebration of Delaware Day which honors the anniversary of Delaware becoming the first state to ratify the U.S. Constitution on Dec. 7, 1787.




‘Delaware Day 2020 — Expanding the Delaware Story’

Videos explore the lives of four enslaved individuals and an abolitionist.




Johnson Victrola Museum reopens second floor; adds displays

Gallery had been closed since June 2020.




Division to sponsor four virtual-programs during December 2020

Wreath making; Elizabeth Battell, proprietrix of the Golden Fleece Tavern; season’s eatings; and Delaware’s canning history to be explored.




Sussex Gardeners to decorate Zwaanendael Museum for the holidays

Decorations presented in conjunction with the Lewes Lights event.