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Negro Travelers’ Green Book program at the New Castle Court House Museum on March 16, 2019

Written on: March 7th, 2019 in EventsMuseumsNews

Program on the travel and vacation guidebook for people of color during the segregation era


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Site of purported African-American cemetery discovered near Frankford

Written on: February 18th, 2019 in ArchaeologyNews

Development slated for nearby property.


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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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“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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Grants for historic preservation

Written on: August 24th, 2018 in EducationNewsPreservationUncategorized

African American Civil Rights and Partners in Training grants now available.


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Division welcomes social-media intern

Written on: July 16th, 2018 in News

Emmitt Best is working to engage residents and visitors in Delaware history.


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Division employee makes National Trust for Historic Preservation’s 40-Under-40 list

Written on: May 25th, 2018 in NewsPreservation

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.


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African-American History Month programs among 18 special events at division museums during February 2018

Written on: January 25th, 2018 in ArchaeologyEventsHistoric SitesMuseumsNews

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.


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Division to sponsor seven special events during January 2018

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.


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Archaeological discovery writes new chapter in Delaware’s early colonial history

Written on: December 13th, 2017 in ArchaeologyNews

Findings shed light on 11 burials dating to the late 1600s including three people of African descent.


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