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“18th Century Trades Day” at the John Dickinson Plantation on Oct. 12, 2019

Day-long series of activities explores occupations of the 1700s including preserving food in the smokehouse, dyeing cloth, carpentry, blacksmithing and making bricks out of clay.




“Caesar Rodney in His Own Words”: Historical play at the New Castle Court House Museum on Sept. 22, 2019

Historical play about the Delaware patriot by museum historic-site interpreter David Price.




Division to sponsor 14 special events during September 2019

Historical play on Caesar Rodney, Native-American programming and Chautauqua tent shows among the activities to be presented.




Celebrate Native American culture in downtown Dover, Del. on Sept. 2, 7 and 14, 2019

Spotlighting the Lenapé Indian Tribe of Delaware, events will include music, drumming, dancing, crafts and lectures.




“The Scorched Pamphlet: Sherlock Holmes Returns to Delaware” at The Old State House on Aug. 17, 2019

Theatrical performance in which the celebrated British detective is called upon to solve a grisly case at Delaware College.




“The 1960s in Delaware”—Chautauqua tent show in Lewes from Sept. 19 to 21, 2019

The civil rights movement, the Vietnam War, the space program and rock ‘n’ roll will be among the 1960s-era topics to be explored.




Schooner Meerwald partners with Zwaanendael Museum to present programs and sailing trips during the summer of 2019

The vessel, New Jersey’s official tall ship, is a restored oyster-dredging schooner.




Division mourns the loss of former John Dickinson Plantation site interpreter Bill Pool

Employee known for conducting highly entertaining site tours and for excelling at all forms of period demonstrations.




Division to sponsor 15 special events during August 2019

Sherlock Holmes comes to Delaware, a screening of “How to Train Your Dragon—The Hidden World” and the history of women’s suffrage in the First State to be featured.




Dan Citron to join division as historic sites program manager

Position responsible for coordinating programming and visitor engagement at the State of Delaware’s museums and historic properties.





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