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Division bids farewell to historic-site interpreter Latecia Prophet

Employee had a nearly ten-year career at The Old State House.




Division to sponsor 10 special events during November 2019

Bayberry candle-making, grave sites of notable New Castle veterans and early recordings of classical music among topics to be explored.




‘Seams From the Past’ series at the Zwaanendael Museum in November 2019

Four-part series explores historical clothing and textiles.




Battle of the Chesapeake program at The Old State House on Oct. 12, 2019

On Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019 at 1:30 p.m., The Old State House, located at 25 The Green in Dover, Del., will offer a multi-media presentation by historic-site interpreter Tom Welch on the Battle of the Chesapeake, a decisive naval engagement of the American Revolutionary War in which a French fleet under Adm. de Grasse paved […]




We miss Jim days

Johnson Victrola Museum volunteer Jim Schilling leaves after nine years of service.




‘William Penn Day’ at the New Castle Court House Museum on Oct. 26, 2019

Event commemorates the 337th anniversary of Penn’s disembarkment at New Castle, his first landing in the New World.




Division sponsoring 19 special events during October 2019

Programs on America’s maritime heritage; Enrico Caruso; and Shakespeare, Poe and Fiends to be featured.




‘Delaware’s Maritime Heritage’ lecture series at the Zwaanendael Museum in September and October 2019

Series to feature Bill Manthorpe, retired U.S. Navy captain and author.




’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.