Deadline for submission of abstracts: March 31, 2017
President’s Day theatrical presentration will pit Washington and Lincoln against each other.
Program features local youth performing their own spoken-word compositions that bring to light the history of Delaware’s African-Americans and women.
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.
National Weather Service predicting significant storm.
Highlights include Prohibition in Delaware, patriotic music during World War I and culinary traditions of Sussex County.
Eight winter-holiday-themed activities among the programs to be offered.
Sponsored by the Friends of the John Dickinson Mansion. Reservations required by Nov. 21, 2016.
18th Century Market Fair, candle making and music of World War I among the events to be presented.
Town commons was laid out by the Dutch in the 1650s.