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A Seaborne Citizenry Exhibit




Division welcomes historic-site interpreters, executive housekeeper

New employees help the agency in its efforts to save Delaware history.




Zwaanendael Museum Activities

Special Activity   Exhibits & Displays   First and Second Floor Galleries Delaware Railroads: Elegant Travel and Timely Transport This exhibit utilizes photographs; and posters, tickets, timetables, maps and historical objects from the collections of the State of Delaware to tell the history of rail travel and transport in the First State. In particular, the […]




Zwaanendael Museum

  The museum commemorates Delaware’s first European colony, Swanendael, established by the Dutch in 1631. This museum serves as a showcase for the Lewes area’s maritime, military and social history.




Four new employees join the division

New staff at the Zwaanendael Museum and on the Preservation Maintenance Team




Zwaanendael Maritime Celebration: “A Sailor’s Life for Me” in Lewes, Del. over the 2017 Memorial Day weekend

Event provides visitors with an opportunity to experience seafaring lives of adventure, romance, excitement and hardships, and to honor mariners who made the ultimate sacrifice.




“Lost off Lewes: The British warship DeBraak”

Tours explore the surviving hull section of this 18th-century shipwreck.




“Lost Off Lewes: The British Warship DeBraak”

Tours explore the surviving hull section of this 18th-century shipwreck.




“Wine and Spirits in Delaware: Producing, Preserving, and Presenting” exhibit closed on Jan. 28, 2017

EXHIBIT CLOSED on Jan. 28, 2017.




Take a seaside vacation—and see where Delaware’s modern history began

Delaware’s Atlantic Ocean resorts offer a wide variety of historical attractions including Swanendael, the site of Delaware’s first European settlement.





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