Program seeks to identify the uniqueness of the Colonial cultures in the Delaware Valley in the 17th and 18th centuries.
Meeting to include review of the National Register nomination of the Dinker-Irvin Cottage in Bethany Beach.
Highlights include the Slave Dwelling Project, America’s Founding Fathers and Mothers, and programs on Delaware’s Dutch heritage.
Events to be held at the Delaware History Museum and Friends Meeting House in Wilmington.
Highlights include events celebrating National Women’s History Month and National Harriet Tubman Day.
Deadline for submission of abstracts: March 31, 2017
President’s Day theatrical presentration will pit Washington and Lincoln against each other.
Program features local youth performing their own spoken-word compositions that bring to light the history of Delaware’s African-Americans and women.
Highlights include African-American life at the John Dickinson Plantation in the 18th century, a program on jazz pianist “Fats” Waller, and a presentation on historic properties listed in the National Register since the 1980s that are significant to African-American communities throughout the state.
Agenda to include a presentation by architectural historian Robin Krawitz on the Jackson-Wilson House in Wilmington which has been nominated for placement in the National Register of Historic Places.