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Display of sculpture by Charles Parks at the New Castle Court House Museum

Written on: November 27th, 2018 in MuseumsNews

Display of works by the noted Wilmington artist featuring historical and political figures including a Minute Man, and presidents Richard Nixon, Gerald Ford and George W. Bush.


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“The Old State House: A True Restoration 1976-2016” display now on view

Written on: November 27th, 2018 in MuseumsNews

Display explores preservation work that has been conducted since Delaware’s first permanent capitol building in Dover was restored to its original appearance in 1976.


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Division to sponsor 16 special programs during the 2018 winter-holiday season

Written on: November 21st, 2018 in EventsMuseumsNews

Eleven holiday-themed activities among the programs to be offered.


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“The Path to Freedom: A History of the Underground Railroad in Delaware” display at the New Castle Court House Museum

Written on: November 20th, 2018 in MuseumsNews

Display explores Delaware’s role in the clandestine network that transported American slaves to freedom including the true journey of the Hawkins family from bondage in Maryland, through Delaware, to freedom in Pennsylvania.


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Jason Bakke receives a 2018 Governor’s Outstanding Volunteer Award

Written on: November 15th, 2018 in MuseumsNewsVolunteerism

Division volunteer honored for his work in developing programming at the Zwaanendael Museum and expanding its outreach beyond Lewes into Sussex County.


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“Over There and Back Again!” program at Dover, Del.’s Old State House on Nov. 11, 2018

Written on: November 1st, 2018 in EventsMuseumsNews

Lead historic-site-interpreter Gavin Malone will portray a World War I veteran discussing the differences in American society between the 1910s and the early 1920s.


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Zwaanendael Museum seeks historic-site interpreter

Written on: November 1st, 2018 in MuseumsNews

Deadline extended to Nov. 14, 2018


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CANCELLED: “Lantern Tours of the Plantation” at the John Dickinson Plantation on Oct. 26, 2018

Written on: October 25th, 2018 in EventsMuseumsNewsUncategorized

Program cancelled based on anticipated heavy rain and wind.


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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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