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Division’s museums and collections awarded national accreditation

Written on: July 20th, 2017 in CollectionsMuseumsNews

Accreditation by the American Alliance of Museums is the highest recognition afforded to museums in the United States.


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Division to sponsor 11 special events during August 2017

Written on: July 19th, 2017 in EventsHistoric SitesMuseumsNews

Highlights include programs on inventors in the sound-recording industry, a historic murder mystery and Dr. Who


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DSU students to present fresh perspectives on Delaware history on July 22, 2017

Written on: July 19th, 2017 in EventsMuseumsNews

Free interactive, history-related activities to be presented at four historic sites located in Dover, Del.


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50th Anniversary Celebration of Dover, Del.’s Johnson Victrola Museum taking place in 2017

Written on: July 10th, 2017 in EventsMuseumsNews

Museum highlights the life and achievements of Dover’s native son, Eldridge Reeves Johnson, founder of The Victor Talking Machine Company.


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Division to sponsor 23 special events during July 2017

Written on: June 26th, 2017 in EventsHistoric SitesMuseumsNews

Highlights include programs on Independence Day, jazz history and quill-pen writing.


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Division to sponsor 16 special events during June 2017

Written on: May 25th, 2017 in EventsHistoric SitesMuseumsNews

Man’s Best Friend, Separation Day and a wine-glass painting party among the events to be presented.


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“Service, Suffrage, and Swing: World War I Era in Delaware”

Written on: May 19th, 2017 in EventsMuseumsNews

America’s participation in “the war to end all wars” will be brought to life during this five-day program that will take place at a variety of downtown Lewes, Del. locations from June 18–22, 2017.


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“Five Stories” explores the lives of people who lived and worked at the John Dickinson Plantation

Written on: April 26th, 2017 in EventsExhibitsHistoric SitesMuseumsNews

Dickinson family members, tenant farmers, tradesmen, free blacks, indentured servants and enslaved individuals are featured.


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Division to sponsor seven special events during May 2017

Written on: April 20th, 2017 in EventsHistoric SitesMuseumsNews

Highlights include Dover Days presentations, the Zwaanendael Museum’s Sixth Annual Maritime Festival and A Day in Old New Castle.


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Zwaanendael Maritime Celebration: “A Sailor’s Life for Me” in Lewes, Del. over the 2017 Memorial Day weekend

Written on: April 18th, 2017 in EventsMuseumsNewsUncategorized

Event provides visitors with an opportunity to experience seafaring lives of adventure, romance, excitement and hardships, and to honor mariners who made the ultimate sacrifice.


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