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Division to sponsor 11 special events during November 2018

Written on: October 22nd, 2018 in EventsMuseumsNews

Changes to American society in the early 20th century, grave sites of notable New Castle veterans, and candle-making among topics to be explored.


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Public presentation of First State National Historical Park’s Historic Resource Study on Oct. 25, 2018

Written on: October 19th, 2018 in EventsMuseumsNews

Study will help the park plan for the future.


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“The Lenapé Indian Tribe of Delaware” lecture at the Zwaanendael Museum on Oct. 20, 2018

Written on: October 10th, 2018 in EventsMuseumsNews

Lecture by Theo Braunskill, Lenapé citizen and Elders Council member, and Nena Todd, manager of the Delaware Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs’ downtown Dover museums.


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“Queenstown and the Early Colonial Delmarva: An Archaeological and Historical Symposium” at the New Castle Court House Museum on Oct. 13, 2018

Written on: October 3rd, 2018 in ArchaeologyEventsMuseumsNewsUncategorized

Event will include scholarly presentations on My Lord’s Gift, a 17th century archaeological site in Queenstown, Md.; and the Coleman Farm, Reedy Island and Fort Casimir sites in Delaware.


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New Castle Court House Museum seeks historic-site interpreter

Written on: October 3rd, 2018 in MuseumsNews

Closing date: Oct. 10, 2018


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Battle of the Chesapeake program at The Old State House on Oct. 13, 2018

Written on: October 2nd, 2018 in EventsMuseumsNewsUncategorized

Naval engagement played a decisive role in America’s victory in its struggle for independence from Great Britain.


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“William Penn Day” at the New Castle Court House Museum on Oct. 27, 2018

Written on: September 24th, 2018 in EventsMuseumsNews

Event commemorates the 336th anniversary Penn’s Oct. 27, 1682 disembarkment at New Castle, his first landing in the New World.


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Division to sponsor 16 special events during October 2018

Written on: September 21st, 2018 in EventsMuseumsNews

Early 1900s music education, the life of Delaware patriot Caesar Rodney and walking tours of St. Peter’s cemetery in Lewes among topics to be explored.


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“18th Century Trades Day” at the John Dickinson Plantation on Oct. 13, 2018

Written on: September 19th, 2018 in EventsMuseumsNews

Explore Colonial-era job opportunities at the home of the “Penman of the Revolution.”


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Division notes passing of Curt Stickel, former historic-site interpreter

Written on: September 17th, 2018 in MuseumsNewsUncategorized

Stickel served at The Old State House and the Delaware Archaeology Museum in Dover between 2002 and 2013.


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