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Pencader Heritage Museum hosts ceremonial return of British flag

Union Jack once flew over HMS Sheffield, a guided-missile destroyer that was later sunk in the 1982 Falklands War.




‘Global to Local: International Events and the First State’ series at the Zwaanendael Museum through March 24, 2018

Series explores how world events have impacted Delaware’s history.




EVENT CHANGE OF VENUE: ‘First People of the First State: 12,000 Years, 300 Years and One Year’ program on Sept. 2, 2017 moved indoors due to inclement weather

Sept. 2, 2017 event moved from outdoors on the Dover Green to indoors at The Old State House.




Victor’s ‘Indian Melodies’ recordings

Company played a major role in recording Native-American-inspired music.




Native-American heritage to be spotlighted at division museums during September 2017

Programs on Delaware’s Lenape and Nanticoke Indian tribes to be featured.




John Dickinson Plantation closed on Aug. 26 and 27, 2017 in support of Dover Air Force Base Open House

“Thunder Over Dover” is a free, two-day event that will feature aerial demonstrations, displays of current and historical aircraft, and more.




‘Doctor Who and William Penn’ to be presented at The Old State House on Aug. 19, 2017

Play features Dr. Who, the time traveler, who brings William Penn back to Dover.




Division’s museums and collections awarded national accreditation

Accreditation by the American Alliance of Museums is the highest recognition afforded to museums in the United States.




Division to sponsor 12 special events during August 2017

Highlights include programs on inventors in the sound-recording industry, a historic murder mystery and Dr. Who




DSU students to present fresh perspectives on Delaware history on July 22, 2017

Free interactive, history-related activities to be presented at four historic sites located in Dover, Del.