Pages Tagged With: "Newsroom"

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.




John Dickinson Plantation to add area of reflection for visitors

Project supported, in part, by a $5,000 grant from
the National Trust for Historic Preservation.




Division celebrates African American History Month 2021

Five free, virtual programs streamed live on the Web.




“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.