Exhibit examines the 17th-century struggle for control of New Castle, Del. by the Dutch, Swedes and English.
Highlights include programs on inventors in the sound-recording industry, a historic murder mystery and Dr. Who
Free outdoor, family-fun night also includes activities, music and food on the grounds of one of Delaware’s most historic estates.
Improvements slated to take place in late summer/early fall 2017.
By Madeline Dunn, Delaware Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs’ historian and National Register of Historic Places coordinator
Highlights include programs on Independence Day, jazz history and quill-pen writing.
Event features a professional artist who will provide each guest with step-by-step instruction in creating two, hand-painted wine glasses utilizing the “Spring Flower!” design.
Man’s Best Friend, Separation Day and a wine-glass painting party among the events to be presented.
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.