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Zwaanendael Maritime Celebration: “A Sailor’s Life for Me” in Lewes, Del. over the 2017 Memorial Day weekend

Written on: April 18th, 2017 in EventsMuseumsNewsUncategorized

Event provides visitors with an opportunity to experience seafaring lives of adventure, romance, excitement and hardships, and to honor mariners who made the ultimate sacrifice.


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“Lost off Lewes: The British warship DeBraak”

Written on: April 11th, 2017 in EventsMuseumsNews

Tours explore the surviving hull section of this 18th-century shipwreck.


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“Lost Off Lewes: The British Warship DeBraak”

Written on: May 26th, 2016 in ArchaeologyCollectionsEventsExhibitsMuseumsNews

Tours explore the surviving hull section of this 18th-century shipwreck.


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“Wine and Spirits in Delaware: Producing, Preserving, and Presenting”

Written on: March 23rd, 2016 in ExhibitsMuseumsNews

EXHIBIT CLOSED on Jan. 28, 2017.


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Take a seaside vacation—and see where Delaware’s modern history began

Written on: June 18th, 2015 in Historic SitesMuseumsNews

Delaware’s Atlantic Ocean resorts offer a wide variety of historical attractions including Swanendael, the site of Delaware’s first European settlement.


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Zwaanendael Museum features exhibit “Delaware and the War of 1812”

Written on: September 10th, 2014 in EventsExhibitsMuseumsNews

EXHIBIT CLOSED March 19, 2016.


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“A Seaborne Citizenry: The DeBraak and Its Atlantic World” exhibit at the Zwaanendael Museum

Written on: September 10th, 2014 in ArchaeologyEventsExhibitsMuseumsNewsPreservation

Exhibit explores His Majesty’s Sloop of War DeBraak, a British warship that was capsized and lost off the Delaware coast on May 25, 1798.


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Division bids farewell to Curator of Archaeology Chuck Fithian

Written on: July 1st, 2014 in ArchaeologyMuseumsNewsPreservation

Twenty-eight-year veteran left the agency on June 30, 2014.


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South African Winery Rekindles Historic 18th Century Connection to Delaware

Written on: September 20th, 2013 in ArchaeologyHistoric SitesMuseumsNewsPreservation

Bottle fragments from Lewes, Del.’s Roosevelt Inlet Shipwreck traced to the venerable wine estate.


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