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.
National Weather Service predicting significant storm.
Highlights include Prohibition in Delaware, patriotic music during World War I and culinary traditions of Sussex County.
Holiday display through December 2016 features preserved flowers, fruit, evergreen branches and other plant material.