Pages Tagged With: "Museums"

Presidents Lincoln and Washington to be spotlighted at The Old State House during February 2020

Events presented in honor of Presidents Day 2020.




CORRECTION–‘African Americans on the Eastern Shore’ lecture at Lewes Public Library on Feb. 15, 2020

Due to high demand, program moved from Zwaanendael Museum to the Lewes Public Library.




Division mourns the loss of former Zwaanendael Museum site interpreter Joe Caputo

Employee known for his ability to make history fun.




Zwaanendael Museum welcomes two new historic-site interpreters

Devon Filicicchia and Patrick Ruhl are helping the museum bring to life the Lewes-area’s maritime, military and social history.




African American History Month programs spotlighted during February 2020

Highlights include programs on Black leaders in the Women’s Suffrage Movement, African Americans on the Eastern Shore and screenings of the three-part “American Epic” which explores how the ordinary people of America were given the opportunity to make records for the first time.




History organizations urged to complete national visitation survey

American Association for State and Local History seeks data for 2020 report; 2019 version now available




A December to remember!

Photographic chronicle of events during December 2019 sponsored by the division and its partnering organizations.




Division welcomes six new staff members

New employees include a curator of education, a physical plant trades mechanic, an executive housekeeper at Buena Vista, a property manager for the Cooch’s Bridge campus and construction project-managers at agency-managed sites across the state.




Division to sponsor seven special events during January 2020

Highlights include a program on William Penn’s role in the founding of Dover, activities celebrating Martin Luther King Jr. Day and a concert by CoroAllegro.




Historical holiday happenings

Division to sponsor nine special events, including four winter-holiday-themed activities, between Nov. 28, 2019 and Jan. 1, 2020.