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John Dickinson Plantation named a member of the International Coalition of Sites of Conscience

A Site of Conscience is a place of memory that confronts both the history of what happened there and its contemporary legacies.




History at the beach—the Women’s Christian Temperance Union Fountain

Rehoboth Beach landmark was built in 1929.




Delaware’s 22nd annual Chautauqua: “Women’s Work: Campaigning for Social Change” on Sept. 10, 11, 19 and 20, 2020

All activities to be presented free via Zoom; registration required.




Declaration of Independence to be read aloud in front of The Old State House on July 4, 2020

Recitations to take place at 2 and 4 p.m.




Division mourns the loss of former Zwaanendael Museum site interpreter Joe Caputo

Employee known for his ability to make history fun.




History was made here: Hale-Byrnes House

Gen. George Washington and the high command of the Continental Army held a council of war here on Sept. 6, 1777.




Division sponsoring 19 special events during October 2019

Programs on America’s maritime heritage; Enrico Caruso; and Shakespeare, Poe and Fiends to be featured.




Delaware Department of State receives Tourism Champion Award from Kent County Tourism

Agency honored for its contributions to the tourism and hospitality industries in Kent County.