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Call for papers: “Archaeological and Historical Symposium of the Colonial Delaware Valley”

Written on: February 13th, 2017 in ArchaeologyEventsHistoric SitesMuseumsNews

Deadline for submission of abstracts: March 31, 2017


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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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African American History Month programs among 16 special events at division museums in February 2017

Written on: January 20th, 2017 in EventsMuseumsNews

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.


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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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Division to sponsor eight free programs during January 2017

Written on: December 19th, 2016 in EventsMuseumsNews

Highlights include Prohibition in Delaware, patriotic music during World War I and culinary traditions of Sussex County.


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Division to sponsor 14 special programs during the 2016 winter-holiday season

Written on: November 18th, 2016 in EventsHistoric SitesMuseumsNews

Eight winter-holiday-themed activities among the programs to be offered.


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Holiday party to take place at the John Dickinson Plantation on Dec. 4, 2016

Written on: October 27th, 2016 in EventsMuseumsNews

Sponsored by the Friends of the John Dickinson Mansion. Reservations required by Nov. 21, 2016.


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Division to sponsor 14 free programs during November 2016

Written on: October 14th, 2016 in EventsMuseumsNews

18th Century Market Fair, candle making and music of World War I among the events to be presented.


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History was made here: The New Castle Green

Written on: September 22nd, 2016 in Historic SitesMuseumsNews

Town commons was laid out by the Dutch in the 1650s.


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