During August 2015, the Delaware Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs launched an online calendar of events that provides comprehensive, long-term listings of programs taking place at the five museums administered by the division, and at the Buena Vista Conference Center. Click the following icon to view the online calendar.
The Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs will be sponsoring 20 special events during the month of September 2015 at the museums of the state of Delaware. Seven of the events will explore the First State’s rich Native-American heritage and culture. A full schedule is included below. With the exception of DeBraak tours, all programs […]
By Rachel Wootten, volunteer coordinator, Delaware Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs [Editor’s note: Retired pharmacist and Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs volunteer Howard Fulcher of Dover will be leaving Delaware in August 2015 to return to his native New Jersey. Fulcher served as a division volunteer since April 2011.] As I prepared to […]
On Saturday, July 18, 2015, 18 incoming Delaware State University freshmen presented a series of interactive, history-related activities at four historic sites located in Dover, Del. The programs were developed as a partnership between the Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs’ Volunteer Program, the First State Heritage Park and Delaware State University’s Jumpstart Program, an […]
On Sunday, July 26, 2015 at 2 p.m., the New Castle Court House Museum, located at 211 Delaware St. in New Castle, Del., will present “Hollywood History at the Court House: ‘Shirley Temple Day in New Castle,’ ” a program that will explore child actress Shirley Temple’s July 2, 1938 visit to New Castle where […]
History meets sci-fi, crime and 18th-century medicine to be featured.
Delaware’s Atlantic Ocean resorts offer a wide variety of historical attractions including Swanendael, the site of Delaware’s first European settlement.
Items on view accent activities at museums, historic sites and other public places.
Fourth of July activities and DeBraak tours among the events to be presented.
Signs tell the story of The Green’s role in Delaware history.