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.
“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.
Guest article by Delaware Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs archaeologist Stephanie Soder.
Four-part series of virtual presentations on the Lewes/Cape Henlopen region’s maritime history.
Funding from the Eastern Brandywine Hundred Coordinating Council will be used to help rehabilitate the historic property north of Wilmington.