Tours explore the surviving hull section of this 18th-century shipwreck.
18th annual Chautauqua to take place in Lewes, Del. from June 19 to 23, 2016.
EXHIBIT CLOSED June 30, 2016.
Exhibit examines the 17th-century struggle for control of New Castle, Del. by the Dutch, Swedes and English.
Lead historic-site-interpreter Gavin Malone will portray a World War I veteran discussing the differences in American society between the 1910s and the early 1920s.
‘Queenstown and the Early Colonial Delmarva: An Archaeological and Historical Symposium’ at the New Castle Court House Museum on Oct. 13, 2018
Event will include scholarly presentations on My Lord’s Gift, a 17th century archaeological site in Queenstown, Md.; and the Coleman Farm, Reedy Island and Fort Casimir sites in Delaware.
‘Rose Color to Gold to Glowing Red: Orville and Ethel Peets in Paris 1913-1914’ exhibit closed on Aug. 24, 2018
Exhibit featured the works of Orville Houghton Peets and his wife Ethel Canby Peets.
Four-part series explores historical clothing and textiles.
Activities to include demonstrations by the First Delaware Regiment and “Caesar Rodney in his Own Words,” a historical play exploring the views of the famed Delaware patriot.
America’s participation in “the war to end all wars” will be brought to life during this five-day program that will take place at a variety of downtown Lewes, Del. locations from June 18–22, 2017.
Display focuses on the six simple machines (inclined plane, screw, wedge, pulley, lever, and wheel and axle) that constitute the elementary building blocks of which many more-complicated machines are composed.
‘Stealing Freedom Along the Mason Dixon Line: The Story of Elkton Slave Catcher and Kidnapper Thomas McCreary’
Underground Railroad Coalition of Delaware lecture to take place on Oct. 27, 2014.
The civil rights movement, the Vietnam War, the space program and rock ‘n’ roll will be among the 1960s-era topics to be explored.
Symposium to take place in Dover on Oct. 2 and 3, 2014.
‘The Empty Glass: Sherlock Holmes Comes to Dover’ to be presented at The Old State House on Aug. 18, 2018
Holmes and Dr. Watson attempt to solve a grisly murder based on an actual Dover court case.
Display explores preservation work that has been conducted since Delaware’s first permanent capitol building in Dover was restored to its original appearance in 1976.