Deteriorating section of the wall was cleaned and repointed.
Artifact placed in storage pending development of future exhibits.
Open between July 8 and 15, 2020, contest seeks photos of what makes Lewes unique.
Recitations to take place at 2 and 4 p.m.
Project began on June 22, 2020 and will continue for approximately one month.
We support the elimination of racial injustice, racism, discrimination, and exclusionary history. We believe that Black lives matter.
We strive to practice inclusive history. History is not a series of one-sided, happy stories. It is a combination of uncomfortable truths, differing perspectives, and difficult narratives. At the John Dickinson Plantation in Dover, for example, we tell the story of the enslaved, indentured, and free Black men, women, and children who worked, and died, […]
Project will include cleaning, raking, repointing and repairing stone and brick on both sides of the wall.
Visitation now permitted in accordance with Gov. Carney’s Phase I reopening of the state.
Janis Oppenheimer will serve as site supervisor at the Buena Vista Conference Center; Annie Fenimore will serve as lead historic-site interpreter at the John Dickinson Plantation.
Approaches to historic preservation, including legislation and community-based efforts, to be discussed.