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National Women’s History Month events among eight special programs at division museums during March 2019

Written on: February 20th, 2019 in EventsMuseumsNews

Activities honor and celebrate women’s lives and historic achievements.


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Presidents Day program on George Washington’s 110 rules of civility at The Old State House on Feb. 17, 2019

Written on: February 8th, 2019 in EventsMuseumsNews

Program explores Washington’s 110 Rules of Civility and Decent Behavior and discusses how they were practiced by subsequent American presidents together with their relevance to contemporary American politics.


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Division releases 2018 annual report

Written on: January 28th, 2019 in MuseumsNewsPreservation

Report illustrates the efforts that the agency has undertaken in 2018 to build a solid infrastructure that will preserve and protect Delaware’s irreplaceable cultural legacies for future generations.


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African American History Month programs among 13 special events at division museums during February 2019

Written on: January 24th, 2019 in EventsMuseumsNews

Highlights include programs on the Underground Railroad, Black recording artists and record labels from the early 20th century, and First African Baptist Church cemeteries in Philadelphia.


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Division to sponsor seven special events during January 2019

Written on: December 19th, 2018 in EventsMuseumsNews

Highlights include activities celebrating Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, early jazz and the Avery’s Rest archaeological site.


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Museums of the State of Delaware 2018–2019 winter-holiday schedule

Written on: December 18th, 2018 in Historic SitesMuseumsNews

Enjoy the season and learn about the First State’s many contributions to the history and culture of the United States.


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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” to open at the New Castle Court House Museum on Feb. 23, 2019

Written on: November 20th, 2018 in EventsMuseumsNews

Exhibit 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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