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Gov. and First Lady Carney to greet Halloween trick-or-treaters at Woodburn

Written on: October 17th, 2017 in EventsHistoric SitesNews

Trick-or-treaters invited to the governor’s home on Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2017, between 5 p.m. and 8 p.m.


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Halloween Family Fun Day at Woodburn: The Governor’s Residence on Saturday, Oct. 28, 2017

Written on: October 16th, 2017 in EventsHistoric SitesNews

Activities will include tours of the home, games and crafts.


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“18th Century Trades Day” and evening lantern tours to be featured at John Dickinson Plantation in October 2017

Written on: October 9th, 2017 in EventsHistoric SitesMuseumsNews

Activities feature two special programs that explore 18th-century trades and pastimes that might have taken place at the property during the lifetime of the “Penman of the Revolution.”


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Division to sponsor 19 special events during October 2017

Written on: September 20th, 2017 in EventsExhibitsHistoric SitesMuseumsNews

Halloween programs, 18th century trades and William Penn Day among the events to be presented.


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Pencader Heritage Museum hosts ceremonial return of British flag

Written on: September 14th, 2017 in Historic SitesMuseumsNews

Union Jack once flew over HMS Sheffield, a guided-missile destroyer that was later sunk in the 1982 Falklands War.


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Native-American heritage to be spotlighted at division museums during September 2017

Written on: August 24th, 2017 in EventsHistoric SitesMuseumsNews

Programs on Delaware’s Lenape and Nanticoke Indian tribes to be featured.


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“New Castle: Three Forts, One Community” exhibit at the New Castle Court House Museum

Written on: August 22nd, 2017 in EventsExhibitsHistoric SitesMuseumsNews

Exhibit examines the 17th-century struggle for control of New Castle, Del. by the Dutch, Swedes and English.


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Division to sponsor 12 special events during August 2017

Written on: July 19th, 2017 in EventsHistoric SitesMuseumsNews

Highlights include programs on inventors in the sound-recording industry, a historic murder mystery and Dr. Who


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Disney film “Moana” to be featured at Buena Vista Movie Night on the Lawn on Sunday, Aug. 13, 2017

Written on: July 18th, 2017 in EventsHistoric SitesNews

Free outdoor, family-fun night also includes activities, music and food on the grounds of one of Delaware’s most historic estates.


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Division to replace New Castle Academy roof

Written on: July 10th, 2017 in Historic SitesNewsPreservation

Improvements slated to take place in late summer/early fall 2017.


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