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Ceremony marks opening of “New Castle: Three Forts, One Community” exhibit

Written on: September 15th, 2017 in EventsExhibitsMuseumsNews

Exhibit examines the 17th-century struggle for control of New Castle, Del. by the Dutch, Swedes and English.


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“Global to Local: International Events and the First State” series at the Zwaanendael Museum through March 24, 2018

Written on: September 7th, 2017 in EventsExhibitsMuseumsNews

Series explores how world events have impacted Delaware’s history.


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“New Castle: Three Forts, One Community” exhibit at the New Castle Court House Museum

Written on: August 22nd, 2017 in EventsExhibitsHistoric SitesMuseumsNews

Exhibit examines the 17th-century struggle for control of New Castle, Del. by the Dutch, Swedes and English.


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John Dickinson Plantation closed on Aug. 26 and 27, 2017 in support of Dover Air Force Base Open House

Written on: August 16th, 2017 in EventsExhibitsMuseumsNews

“Thunder Over Dover” is a free, two-day event that will feature aerial demonstrations, displays of current and historical aircraft, and more.


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Kalmar Nyckel Foundation mounts new exhibit on Wilmington’s industrial past

Written on: June 28th, 2017 in ExhibitsNews

Exhibit supported by the National Park Service’s National Maritime Heritage Grant Program.


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Portraits of former Gov. and Mrs. Markell added to the State Portrait Collection

Written on: June 28th, 2017 in CollectionsExhibitsNews

Collection includes more than 200 works depicting many of the state’s most notable public figures.


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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

Exhibit features the works of Orville Houghton Peets and his wife Ethel Canby Peets.


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