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Division to sponsor 17 special events during October 2015

Written on: September 11th, 2015 in EventsMuseumsNews

Highlights of the month include programs on William Penn, the Ridgely family of Dover, and Lewes in the 1600s.

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Division launches on-line calendar of events

Written on: August 14th, 2015 in EventsExhibitsMuseumsNews

Calendar provides comprehensive, long-term listings of programs taking place at the division’s five museums, and at the Buena Vista Conference Center.

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Seven programs on Native-American heritage among 20 events at division museums during September 2015

Written on: August 12th, 2015 in EventsMuseumsNews

Programs on Delaware’s Lenape and Nanticoke Indian tribes to be featured.

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Goodbye Howard

Written on: July 27th, 2015 in MuseumsNewsVolunteerism

Long-term volunteer Howard Fulcher to leave the division at the end of July 2015.

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DSU freshmen present fresh perspectives on Delaware history

Written on: July 24th, 2015 in EducationMuseumsNewsVolunteerism

Students participated in programs at four Delaware historic sites in July 2015.

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“Shirley Temple Day in New Castle” program at the New Castle Court House Museum on July 26, 2015

Written on: July 17th, 2015 in EventsMuseumsNews

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 […]

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Division to sponsor 10 special events during August 2015

Written on: July 17th, 2015 in EventsHistoric SitesMuseumsNews

History meets sci-fi, crime and 18th-century medicine to be featured.

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Take a seaside vacation—and see where Delaware’s modern history began

Written on: June 18th, 2015 in Historic SitesMuseumsNews

Delaware’s Atlantic Ocean resorts offer a wide variety of historical attractions including Swanendael, the site of Delaware’s first European settlement.

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Current division-sponsored displays

Written on: June 15th, 2015 in ExhibitsMuseumsNews

Items on view accent activities at museums, historic sites and other public places.

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Division to sponsor 13 special events during July 2015

Written on: June 15th, 2015 in EventsMuseumsNews

Fourth of July activities and DeBraak tours among the events to be presented.

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