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Written on: April 20th, 2015 in ExhibitsHistoric SitesMuseumsNews

Displays provide a brief accent on different aspects of history and culture and compliment the primary activities available at museums and other public places.


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“An Illegal Activity: The Underground Railroad in Delaware” exhibit to close on Dec. 7, 2014

Written on: November 13th, 2014 in EventsExhibitsMuseumsNews

EXHIBIT CLOSED on Dec. 7, 2014.


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“Emeline Hawkins: Her Journey from Slavery to Freedom on the Underground Railroad” at the New Castle Court House Museum

Written on: September 16th, 2014 in ExhibitsMuseumsNews

Exhibit chronicles the story of Emeline Hawkins and her family, and their 1845 odyssey on the Underground Railroad from slavery in Maryland, through Delaware, to freedom in Pennsylvania.


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Exhibit at Rutgers-Camden Center for the Arts features Victor-related items from the state’s collections

Written on: September 16th, 2014 in ExhibitsNews

Exhibit on display from Oct. 6 to Dec. 18, 2014.


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“Simple Machines” exhibit at the John Dickinson Plantation

Written on: September 11th, 2014 in ExhibitsMuseumsNews

Exhibit focuses on the six simple machines (inclined plane, screw, wedge, pulley, lever, and wheel and axle) that constitute the elementary building blocks of which many more-complicated machines are composed.


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Zwaanendael Museum features exhibit “Delaware and the War of 1812”

Written on: September 10th, 2014 in EventsExhibitsMuseumsNews

EXHIBIT CLOSED March 19, 2016.


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“A Seaborne Citizenry: The DeBraak and Its Atlantic World” exhibit at the Zwaanendael Museum

Written on: September 10th, 2014 in ArchaeologyEventsExhibitsMuseumsNewsPreservation

Exhibit explores His Majesty’s Sloop of War DeBraak, a British warship that was capsized and lost off the Delaware coast on May 25, 1798.


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An Illegal Activity: The Underground Railroad in Delaware”–Exhibit extended through Dec. 7, 2014

Written on: August 26th, 2014 in EventsExhibitsMuseumsNews

EXHIBIT CLOSED Dec. 7, 2014.


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Historic sites enhance Delaware beach vacations

Written on: July 15th, 2014 in EventsExhibitsHistoric SitesMuseumsNews

Several historic places are located within a 20-mile radius of Delaware’s Atlantic coast.


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“Middletown Goes to War” exhibit at the Middletown Historical Society

Written on: July 1st, 2014 in EventsExhibitsMuseumsNews

EXHIBIT CLOSED June 30, 2016.


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