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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.




Ron Whittington to portray Hall of Famer William ‘Judy’ Johnson at the New Castle Court House Museum on July 20, 2019

Program explores the history of the Negro baseball leagues prior to Jackie Robinson’s breaking of the color barrier in the major leagues.




Division to sponsor 11 special events during July 2019

Independence Day, baseball Hall-of-Famer William “Judy” Johnson and campfires at the John Dickinson Plantation to be featured.