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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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Division to sponsor 16 special events during November 2015

Written on: October 16th, 2015 in EventsMuseumsNews

Highlights of the month include Gov. Markell’s pardon of abolitionist Samuel D. Burris, the Old Sussex County Court House and candle dipping.

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Division to sponsor 16 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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