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Delaware Senate passes concurrent resolution recognizing the division’s accreditation by the American Alliance of Museums

Written on: June 22nd, 2018 in CollectionsMuseumsNews

Accreditation is the highest recognition afforded to museums in the United States.


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events

Division to sponsor 19 special events during July 2018

Written on: June 21st, 2018 in EventsMuseumsNews

Programs on quill-pen writing, Alexander Hamilton and a murder mystery to be featured.


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collections

“Delaware Railroads: Elegant Travel and Timely Transport” exhibit to open at the Zwaanendael Museum on July 7, 2018

Written on: June 19th, 2018 in CollectionsExhibitsMuseums

Exhibit explores the history of rail travel and transport in the First State.


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historic-sites

Newly published book explores the life and legacy of Delaware statesman John Dickinson

Written on: June 11th, 2018 in Historic SitesMuseumsNews

Publication a joint effort of the Friends of the John Dickinson Mansion, the Delaware Department of State and the Delaware Heritage Commission.


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Gov. Carney to speak at John Dickinson Plantation on June 12, 2018

Written on: May 31st, 2018 in EventsHistoric SitesMuseumsNews

Gov. Carney will be the featured speaker for the annual meeting of the Friends of the John Dickinson Mansion.


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Delaware’s Chautauqua tent shows move to September during 2018

Written on: May 15th, 2018 in EventsHistoric SitesMuseumsNews

“All Aboard: Delaware and the Railroad” to take place from Sept. 13 to 15, 2018. #netde #delawarehistory #beaches #activities #events #historic_sites


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Zwaanendael Maritime Celebration: “A Sailor’s Life for Me” over the 2018 Memorial Day weekend

Written on: May 10th, 2018 in EventsMuseums

Lewes 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: May 8th, 2018 in EventsMuseumsUncategorized

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


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museums

Johnson Victrola Museum holds rededication ceremony

Written on: May 1st, 2018 in Museums

April 7, 2018 event celebrated the museum’s 50th anniversary.


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Division to sponsor seven special events during May 2018

Written on: April 24th, 2018 in EventsMuseums

Highlights include Dover Days programs, A Day in Old New Castle and “A Sailor’s Life for Me,” the Zwaanendael Museum’s 7th Annual Maritime Celebration.


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