Quilt collection of the State of Delaware Following are photographs of some of the more than 100 quilts that are curated by the Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs (HCA) as part of the collections of the State of Delaware. All of these quilts have been examined as part of the Delaware Quilt Documentation Project, a […]
Following are images from the Delaware Quilt Documentation Project, 2004-present.
It was January 18, 1740 when Samuel Dickinson, a wealthy Quaker tobacco planter and merchant of Talbot County, Maryland moved his family to the plantation on Jones Neck, southeast of Dover, Delaware. John Dickinson was seven years old at the time. Over the next 68 years, until his death in 1808, John Dickinson split time […]