Pages Tagged With: "museums"

Division to sponsor seven special events during May 2017

Highlights include Dover Days presentations, the Zwaanendael Museum’s Sixth Annual Maritime Festival and A Day in Old New Castle.




Zwaanendael Maritime Celebration: ‘A Sailor’s Life for Me’ in Lewes, Del. over the 2017 Memorial Day weekend

Event provides visitors with an opportunity to experience seafaring lives of adventure, romance, excitement and hardships, and to honor mariners who made the ultimate sacrifice.




Division museums closed on Easter Sunday, April 16, 2017

New Castle Court House Museum, the Johnson Victrola Museum, The Old State House, the John Dickinson Plantation and the Zwaanendael Museum closed for the holiday.




‘Lost off Lewes: The British warship DeBraak’

Tours explore the surviving hull section of this 18th-century shipwreck.




Archaeological symposium at the New Castle Court House Museum on April 29, 2017

Program seeks to identify the uniqueness of the Colonial cultures in the Delaware Valley in the 17th and 18th centuries.




Join the division’s Volunteer Program and make a difference in Delaware history

By Bridget Wallace, volunteer services coordinator, Delaware Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs.




Division to sponsor 18 special events during April 2017

Highlights include the Slave Dwelling Project, America’s Founding Fathers and Mothers, and programs on Delaware’s Dutch heritage.




City of New Castle receives Certified Local Government status

Designation encourages successful preservation programs and practices.




Division to sponsor 14 free programs during March 2017

Highlights include events celebrating National Women’s History Month and National Harriet Tubman Day.




Call for papers: ‘Archaeological and Historical Symposium of the Colonial Delaware Valley’

Deadline for submission of abstracts: March 31, 2017