Program on the travel and vacation guidebook for people of color during the segregation era
Development slated for nearby property.
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.
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.
African American Civil Rights and Partners in Training grants now available.
Written on: July 16th, 2018 in News
Emmitt Best is working to engage residents and visitors in Delaware history.
Carlton Hall, a cultural preservation specialist and historian in the Delaware State Historic Preservation Office was honored for his research into the state’s African-American history.
Highlights include programs on African-American life at the John Dickinson Plantation in the 18th century, the evolution of black recorded music and African-American archaeology in Delaware.
Written on: December 20th, 2017 in Uncategorized
Highlights include activities celebrating Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, and programs on E.R. Johnson’s yacht, the Caroline, and buccaneers in the Delaware Bay.
Findings shed light on 11 burials dating to the late 1600s including three people of African descent.