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Division to sponsor 14 free programs during March 2017

Written on: February 22nd, 2017 in EventsMuseumsNews

Highlights include events celebrating National Women’s History Month and National Harriet Tubman Day.


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“Rose Color to Gold to Glowing Red: Orville and Ethel Peets in Paris 1913-1914”

Written on: February 21st, 2017 in ExhibitsMuseumsNews

New exhibit now open at Lewes, Del.’s Zwaanendael Museum.


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Call for papers: Symposium on the early-Colonial Delaware Valley

Written on: February 13th, 2017 in ArchaeologyEventsHistoric SitesMuseumsNews

Deadline for submission of abstracts: March 31, 2017


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“Washington vs. Lincoln—Who Was the Greatest President?” at The Old State House on Feb. 19, 2017

Written on: February 8th, 2017 in EventsMuseumsNews

President’s Day theatrical presentration will pit Washington and Lincoln against each other.


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PROGRAM RESCHEDULED–“Listen Up! African-American History” program at Dover, Del.’s Old State House rescheduled from Feb. 4 to March, 11, 2017

Written on: February 1st, 2017 in EventsMuseumsNews

Program features local youth performing their own spoken-word compositions that bring to light the history of Delaware’s African-Americans and women.


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African American History Month programs among 16 special events at division museums in February 2017

Written on: January 20th, 2017 in EventsMuseumsNews

Highlights include African-American life at the John Dickinson Plantation in the 18th century, a program on jazz pianist “Fats” Waller, and a presentation on historic properties listed in the National Register since the 1980s that are significant to African-American communities throughout the state.


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Museums of the State of Delaware closed on Saturday, Jan. 7, 2017 due to winter storm

Written on: January 6th, 2017 in EventsMuseumsNews

National Weather Service predicting significant storm.


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Division to sponsor eight free programs during January 2017

Written on: December 19th, 2016 in EventsMuseumsNews

Highlights include Prohibition in Delaware, patriotic music during World War I and culinary traditions of Sussex County.


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Sussex Gardeners deck the halls of the Zwaanendael Museum

Written on: December 15th, 2016 in EventsExhibitsHorticultureMuseumsNews

Holiday display through December 2016 features preserved flowers, fruit, evergreen branches and other plant material.


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Johnson Victrola Museum parking lot closed

Written on: December 13th, 2016 in MuseumsNews

Lot closed at least through Jan. 31, 2017. Museum will remain open.


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