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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 museums closed on Easter Sunday, April 16, 2017

Written on: April 11th, 2017 in EventsExhibitsMuseumsNews

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.


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“Drawing America to Victory: The Persuasive Power of the Arts in World War I”

Written on: March 24th, 2017 in CollectionsExhibitsMultimediaNews

Online exhibit revolves around 27 World War I posters from the collections of the State of Delaware.


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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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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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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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Division to sponsor 17 free programs during October 2016

Written on: September 16th, 2016 in EventsMuseumsNews

William Penn Day, Halloween programs and lantern tours to be featured.


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Division’s exhibit of World War II photographs moves to the Middletown Historical Society

Written on: August 24th, 2016 in ExhibitsNewsVolunteerism

Exhibit features photographs taken by Dover, Del. native William D. Willis from 1943 to 1945.


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Free admission beginning Aug. 31, 2016 for “Lost off Lewes: The British warship DeBraak”

Written on: August 24th, 2016 in ArchaeologyEventsMuseumsNews

Tours explore the surviving hull section of an 18th-century shipwreck.


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