Man’s Best Friend, Separation Day and a wine-glass painting party among the events to be presented.
America’s participation in “the war to end all wars” will be brought to life during this five-day program that will take place at a variety of downtown Lewes, Del. locations from June 18–22, 2017.
Dickinson family members, tenant farmers, tradesmen, free blacks, indentured servants and enslaved individuals are featured.
Highlights include Dover Days presentations, the Zwaanendael Museum’s Sixth Annual Maritime Festival and A Day in Old New Castle.
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.
Program seeks to identify the uniqueness of the Colonial cultures in the Delaware Valley in the 17th and 18th centuries.
Highlights include the Slave Dwelling Project, America’s Founding Fathers and Mothers, and programs on Delaware’s Dutch heritage.
First State National Historical Park to hold public meeting on March 8, 2017 in New Castle.
Designation encourages successful preservation programs and practices.
Highlights include events celebrating National Women’s History Month and National Harriet Tubman Day.