Built in 1791, the Old State House served as Delaware’s capitol during the United States’ critical early years as a nation. With additions and modifications, the building continued to serve as the state capitol until 1933. The Old State House was the first permanent capitol building in Dover, Delaware. Begun in 1787 and completed by […]
The Old State House was the first permanent capitol building in Dover, Delaware. Begun in 1787 and completed by May 1791, this Georgian-style structure was originally home to both state and Kent County governments. The first floor of the Old State House features an 18th century-style courtroom while the second floor features the former chambers […]
Delaware Friends of Folk, in cooperation with the Delaware Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs, will present a special concert event at The Old State House on The Green in Dover featuring The Knotty G’s and bassist Felix Pastorius at 7 p.m. on Friday, July 28.
Beginning on July 20, 2013, C-SPAN, the public-affairs television network, will be posting 13 television segments on its website featuring the literary life and history of Delaware’s capital city of Dover. The segments can be viewed at the following Web address: www.c-span.org/LocalContent/Dover. C-SPAN will also be broadcasting the segments on non-fiction book channel BookTV (on […]