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“Delaware Day 2020 — Expanding the Delaware Story”

Videos explore the lives of four enslaved individuals and an abolitionist.




Wilmington industrial complex listed in the National Register

American Vulcanized Fibre Company was the oldest-known, consolidated-commercial, manufacturer of vulcanized fibre in the world.




“We Didn’t Vote for Him: Delaware and the Election of 1860” — virtual lecture from The Old State House on Nov. 14, 2020

Program explores the election that brought Abraham Lincoln to power and which led the nation into civil war.




“Civil War Band of Brothers: Four Men of the First Delaware Regiment” — lecture streamed virtually from The Old State House on Oct. 22, 2020

Virtual lecture explores the true stories of four men — a doctor, a chaplain, a soldier and an Irish immigrant — who served in the unit.




From the Pacific to Delaware: Preserving and protecting our submerged archaeological sites

Guest article by Delaware Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs archaeologist Stephanie Soder.




“Cyber Seafaring”: The Zwaanendael Museum’s virtual maritime-history series, Oct. 1–3, 2020

Four-part series of virtual presentations on the Lewes/Cape Henlopen region’s maritime history.




Division receives $22,000 grant for preservation of Weldin House

Funding from the Eastern Brandywine Hundred Coordinating Council will be used to help rehabilitate the historic property north of Wilmington.




History at the beach—the Women’s Christian Temperance Union Fountain

Rehoboth Beach landmark was built in 1929.




New Castle Court House Museum publishes “19 Days of Suffrage”

Series of 19 Facebook posts about the women’s suffrage movement in Delaware and the nation.




New Castle Court House Museum featured in “Before They Were States” podcast

Podcast explores the history of the American states before they joined the union.





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