Video explores anti-slavery activity in Delaware in the late-18th century and the subsequent passage of repressive legislation targeting free Blacks in the 19th century.
Program explores the true story of a free, Black girl from New Castle who was kidnapped to be sold into slavery, and her subsequent rescue.
Series highlights important parts of Black history in Delaware, and pioneering African American artists of rhythm and blues, soul, and rock and roll music.
Site likely holds the enslaved individuals and other African Americans who lived, worked, and died on land owned by the Dickinson family.
How the work of the division’s Race and Equity Committee informs the practice of history.
The public is invited to participate in forums on Nov. 28 and Dec. 1 to learn more about the division’s work engaging descendant communities.
Historic site is preparing for a public meeting to form a Descendant Community Engagement Group. Collaboratively, the group will provide recommendations for the interpretation of the site, including the African Burial Ground.
Both museums now open Tuesday through Saturday.
Series provides a historical context to understand the complex and often difficult role that race has played in the history of the United States and the state of Delaware.
18th century trades, true crime in song and walking tours of a historic cemetery among programs/topics to be explored.
The public will soon be able to explore information on a handful of the free and enslaved people who lived, worked and died at the John Dickinson Plantation through an enhanced online spreadsheet that is part of a larger Plantations Stories Project.
Museum honored for its project “Search, Discovery, and Interpretation of the African Burial Ground at the John Dickinson Plantation.”
A Site of Conscience is a place of memory that confronts both the history of what happened there and its contemporary legacies.
Did you know that Delaware is in a relatively unique position when it comes to the Mason-Dixon line? Read on to find out more.
John Dickinson Plantation burial ground for enslaved men, women and children, and for free African Americans who died on the site, to be preserved and interpreted.
Dignity of those interred must be respected.