Pages Tagged With: "Museums"

Zwaanendael Museum’s ‘Museum Madness’ photo contest in April 2021

Contest open between April 19 and 24, 2021.




Division celebrates National Women’s History Month 2021

Three free, virtual programs streamed live on the Web.




Zwaanendael Museum to hold ‘Uniquely Lewes’ photo contest

Open between July 8 and 15, 2020, contest seeks photos of what makes Lewes unique.




Declaration of Independence to be read aloud in front of The Old State House on July 4, 2020

Recitations to take place at 2 and 4 p.m.




Rehabilitation work underway at the Zwaanendael Museum

Project began on June 22, 2020 and will continue for approximately one month.




Delaware’s State museums reopening with self-guided tours

Visitation now permitted in accordance with Gov. Carney’s Phase I reopening of the state.




The Old State House

Follow us on: Built in 1791, the Old State House served as Delaware’s capitol during the United States’ critical early years as a nation. With additions and modifications, the building continued to serve as the state capitol until 1933. Phase II Reopening FAQ




Division welcomes two new employees

Janis Oppenheimer will serve as site supervisor at the Buena Vista Conference Center; Annie Fenimore will serve as lead historic-site interpreter at the John Dickinson Plantation.




Division launches At Home Concert Series

New digital feature highlights local music and historic sites across the First State.




Division mourns passing of Latecia Prophet

Former historic-site interpreter served at The Old State House for nearly 10 years.