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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 18 special events during April 2017

Written on: March 23rd, 2017 in EventsHistoric SitesMuseumsNewsUncategorized

Highlights include the Slave Dwelling Project, America’s Founding Fathers and Mothers, and programs on Delaware’s Dutch heritage.


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Harriet Tubman Day to be celebrated on March 11, 2017

Written on: February 27th, 2017 in EventsNews

Events to be held at the Delaware History Museum and Friends Meeting House in Wilmington.


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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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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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St. Paul AME Church in Harrington added to the National Register of Historic Places

Written on: December 20th, 2016 in Historic SitesNewsPreservation

Church has served Harrington’s black community since 1895.


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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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“Listen Up!”: How About Something Different?

Written on: June 28th, 2016 in EventsMuseumsNews

Division’s spoken-word program finds new ways to connect young people with history.


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Division to sponsor 13 special programs during May 2016

Written on: April 14th, 2016 in ArchaeologyEventsMuseumsNewsPreservation

Highlights of the month include programs on the saving of The Old State House, a symposium on the early Colonial archaeology of the Delaware Valley region and the Zwaanendael Maritime Celebration.


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