Man’s Best Friend, Separation Day and a wine-glass painting party among the events to be presented.
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.
Dickinson family members, tenant farmers, tradesmen, free blacks, indentured servants and enslaved individuals are featured.
Highlights include Dover Days presentations, the Zwaanendael Museum’s Sixth Annual Maritime Festival and A Day in Old New Castle.
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.
New Castle Court House Museum, the Johnson Victrola Museum, The Old State House, the John Dickinson Plantation and the Zwaanendael Museum closed for the holiday.
Tours explore the surviving hull section of this 18th-century shipwreck.
Program seeks to identify the uniqueness of the Colonial cultures in the Delaware Valley in the 17th and 18th centuries.
By Bridget Wallace, volunteer services coordinator, Delaware Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs.
Highlights include the Slave Dwelling Project, America’s Founding Fathers and Mothers, and programs on Delaware’s Dutch heritage.