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Oliver Berliner, grandson of the inventor of the phonograph, to speak at the Johnson Victrola Museum

Written on: September 29th, 2014 in EventsMuseumsNews

Oct. 4, 2014 program to focus on one of the pioneers in the music industry: Emile Berliner.


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History was made here: Cooch-Dayett Mills

Written on: September 25th, 2014 in EventsHistoric SitesNews

Historic Newark mill was built in the 1830s.


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“Stealing Freedom Along the Mason Dixon Line: The Story of Elkton Slave Catcher and Kidnapper Thomas McCreary”

Written on: September 23rd, 2014 in EventsNews

Underground Railroad Coalition of Delaware lecture to take place on Oct. 27, 2014.


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“The Civil Rights Movement in Delaware: Its History—Its Legacy”

Written on: September 19th, 2014 in EventsNews

Symposium to take place in Dover on Oct. 2 and 3, 2014.


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exhibits

“Emeline Hawkins: Her Journey from Slavery to Freedom on the Underground Railroad” exhibit closed on July 23, 2017

Written on: September 16th, 2014 in ExhibitsMuseumsNews

Exhibit closed on July 23, 2017


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Exhibit at Rutgers-Camden Center for the Arts features Victor-related items from the state’s collections

Written on: September 16th, 2014 in ExhibitsNews

Exhibit on display from Oct. 6 to Dec. 18, 2014.


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“Simple Machines” exhibit at the John Dickinson Plantation

Written on: September 11th, 2014 in ExhibitsMuseumsNews

Exhibit focuses on the six simple machines (inclined plane, screw, wedge, pulley, lever, and wheel and axle) that constitute the elementary building blocks of which many more-complicated machines are composed.


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Exhibit “Delaware and the War of 1812” closed on March 19, 2016

Written on: September 10th, 2014 in EventsExhibitsMuseumsNews

EXHIBIT CLOSED March 19, 2016.


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archaeology

“A Seaborne Citizenry: The DeBraak and Its Atlantic World” exhibit at the Zwaanendael Museum

Written on: September 10th, 2014 in ArchaeologyEventsExhibitsMuseumsNewsPreservation

Exhibit explores His Majesty’s Sloop of War DeBraak, a British warship that was capsized and lost off the Delaware coast on May 25, 1798.


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Old State House holds public program for Summers family reunion

Written on: August 28th, 2014 in News

Family members enjoyed a program on the true story of one of their ancestors—James Summers, a free black man who manumitted his own children in 1797.


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