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Division creates World War II photographic exhibit at Seaford Museum

Written on: February 2nd, 2016 in ExhibitsMuseumsNews

Exhibit features photographs taken by Dover, Del. native William D. Willis from 1943 to 1945.


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Division sites closed on Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 23 and 24, 2016 due to winter storm

Written on: January 22nd, 2016 in EventsExhibitsMuseumsNews

National Weather Service predicting major winter storm.


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African American History Month programs among 17 division-sponsored events in February 2016

Written on: January 15th, 2016 in EventsMuseumsNewsPreservation

Highlights of the month include programs on Paul Robeson, stories of enslaved people, and the Green Book.


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Division to present 12 special events during January 2016

Written on: December 18th, 2015 in EventsMuseumsNews

Highlights include “Fiber Arts Fridays,” “Tales Tombstones Tell” and a lecture on the preservation of George Washington’s boyhood home.


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Division’s museums and the First State Heritage Park closed on Dec. 24 and 25, 2015

Written on: December 17th, 2015 in MuseumsNews

Sites closed all day on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.


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Winter-holiday-themed events among 11 special programs sponsored by the division in December 2015

Written on: November 20th, 2015 in EventsHistoric SitesMuseumsNews

Highlights of the month include a screening of the film “Scrooge,” “Handmade for the Holidays” and the Zwaanendael Museum decorated by the Sussex Gardeners.


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Holiday party to take place at the John Dickinson Plantation on Dec. 6, 2015

Written on: November 17th, 2015 in EventsMuseumsNews

Reservations required by Nov. 30, 2015. Event will feature the refreshments, spirits and decorations that might have been present in the 18th century when the “Penman of the Revolution” was in residence at the property.


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Gov. Markell to pardon abolitionist Samuel D. Burris on Nov. 2, 2015

Written on: October 26th, 2015 in EventsMuseumsNews

Ceremony to take place at Dover’s Old State House.


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Johnson Victrola Museum volunteers are recipients of Governor’s Outstanding Volunteer Awards

Written on: October 26th, 2015 in MuseumsNewsVolunteerism

Five volunteers have contributed more than 3,000 hours of service to the museum.


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Tell-Tale-Heart murder trial to take place in Dover, Del.’s Old State House on Oct. 31, 2015

Written on: October 26th, 2015 in EventsHistoric SitesMuseumsNews

Five free Halloween-related events to take place at the state’s museums.


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