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“Across the Ages to the Edge of the Sea” lecture series at the Zwaanendael Museum in 2018-2019

Written on: October 10th, 2018 in EventsMuseumsNews

Series explores the history of the Lewes, Del. area from the 17th to the 20th centuries.


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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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CANCELLED: “Deciphering American Indian DNA” program at Old State House on Sept. 15, 2018

Written on: September 12th, 2018 in EventsMuseumsNewsUncategorized

Program cancelled due to Hurricane-Florence-related cancellations by panelists.


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EVENT CHANGE OF VENUE: Location changed for Sept. 13 to 15, 2018 Chautauqua programs in Lewes, Del.

Written on: September 11th, 2018 in EventsMuseumsNewsUncategorized

Program explores the importance of railroads to America’s economy and way of life, and their impact on Delaware.


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