Dutch-American Heritage Day commemorates Nov. 16, 1776, the date when the Netherlands became the first nation to recognize the newly independent United States.
Beginning in 1911, the company promoted the use of the phonograph for music-appreciation lessons for students in kindergarten through college.
18th Century Market Fair, candle making and music of World War I among the events to be presented.
“Who Did In the Delaware Ducks?” and “Mysteries of History” to be featured
American Alliance of Museums’ accreditation is the highest recognition afforded to museums in the United States.
“William Penn Day” plus readings and historical theater to be featured.
’18th Century Trades Day’ and evening lantern tours to be featured at John Dickinson Plantation in October 2017
Activities feature two special programs that explore 18th-century trades and pastimes that might have taken place at the property during the lifetime of the “Penman of the Revolution.”
Halloween programs, 18th century trades and William Penn Day among the events to be presented.
Article published in the American Alliance of Museums newsletter.
Exhibit examines the 17th-century struggle for control of New Castle, Del. by the Dutch, Swedes and English.