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Division-sponsored programs in November 2021

A folk music concert, and programs celebrating Dutch American Heritage Day and National Native American Heritage Month among events/topics to be explored.




Division-sponsored programs in October 2021

18th century trades, true crime in song and walking tours of a historic cemetery among programs/topics to be explored.




Collection close-up: protest face mask and shirt

Recently accessioned collections items reflect the calls for racial justice that surged across the nation in 2020.




Guided visitation to the African burial ground at the John Dickinson Plantation

Programs explore the experiences of the enslaved and free African Americans who lived, labored and died on the John Dickinson Plantation.




Division-sponsored programs in September 2021

Events include a wetland walk and campfire, a program on Colonial Delaware crime and punishment, and a wide variety of activities associated with “The I’s Have It: Industry, Innovation, and Invention,” Delaware’s 23rd annual Chautauqua.




Division welcomes incoming class of 2021

A number of new employees have joined the division’s staff in the past several months.




Never to be forgotten or lost again

John Dickinson Plantation burial ground for enslaved men, women and children, and for free African Americans who died on the site, to be preserved and interpreted.




Diversity in Delaware History Webinar Series

Series provides a historical context to understand the complex and often difficult role that race has played in the history of the United States and the state of Delaware.




History was made here: The Dover Green

Town commons served as a central meeting place for over 200 years.




John Dickinson Plantation named a member of the International Coalition of Sites of Conscience

A Site of Conscience is a place of memory that confronts both the history of what happened there and its contemporary legacies.