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50th Anniversary Celebration of Dover, Del.’s Johnson Victrola Museum taking place in 2017

Written on: July 10th, 2017 in EventsMuseumsNews

Museum highlights the life and achievements of Dover’s native son, Eldridge Reeves Johnson, founder of The Victor Talking Machine Company.


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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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Division to sponsor 23 special events during July 2017

Written on: June 26th, 2017 in EventsHistoric SitesMuseumsNews

Highlights include programs on Independence Day, jazz history and quill-pen writing.


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Division to sponsor 16 special events during June 2017

Written on: May 25th, 2017 in EventsHistoric SitesMuseumsNews

Man’s Best Friend, Separation Day and a wine-glass painting party among the events to be presented.


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Division to sponsor seven special events during May 2017

Written on: April 20th, 2017 in EventsHistoric SitesMuseumsNews

Highlights include Dover Days presentations, the Zwaanendael Museum’s Sixth Annual Maritime Festival and A Day in Old New Castle.


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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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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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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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“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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