A number of new employees have joined the division’s staff in the past several months.
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.
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.
Town commons served as a central meeting place for over 200 years.
A Site of Conscience is a place of memory that confronts both the history of what happened there and its contemporary legacies.
Project supported, in part, by a $5,000 grant from
the National Trust for Historic Preservation.
Five free, virtual programs streamed live on the Web.
Videos explore the lives of four enslaved individuals and an abolitionist.
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.