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Division to sponsor 21 special programs during the 2017 winter-holiday season

Written on: November 16th, 2017 in EventsExhibitsHistoric SitesMuseumsNews

Nine holiday-themed activities among the programs to be offered.


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Commemorating the 250th anniversary of John Dickinson’s revolutionary “Letters From a Farmer in Pennsylvania”

Written on: November 9th, 2017 in EventsExhibitsHistoric SitesMuseumsNews

Website and public programs celebrate Dickinson’s pivotal role in setting the stage for the American Revolution.


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Dutch-American Heritage Day at the Zwaanendael Museum on Nov. 18, 2017

Written on: November 7th, 2017 in EventsExhibitsMuseumsNews

Dutch-American Heritage Day commemorates Nov. 16, 1776, the date when the Netherlands became the first nation to recognize the newly independent United States.


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Music education: A mission of the Victor Talking Machine Company

Written on: October 25th, 2017 in EducationEventsMuseumsNews

Beginning in 1911, the company promoted the use of the phonograph for music-appreciation lessons for students in kindergarten through college.


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Division to sponsor 13 special events during November 2017

Written on: October 25th, 2017 in EventsHistoric SitesMuseumsNews

18th Century Market Fair, candle making and music of World War I among the events to be presented.


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Gov. and First Lady Carney to greet Halloween trick-or-treaters at Woodburn

Written on: October 17th, 2017 in EventsHistoric SitesNews

Trick-or-treaters invited to the governor’s home on Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2017, between 5 p.m. and 8 p.m.


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Halloween Family Fun Day at Woodburn: The Governor’s Residence on Saturday, Oct. 28, 2017

Written on: October 16th, 2017 in EventsHistoric SitesNews

Activities will include tours of the home, games and crafts.


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Halloween-related programs at Lewes, Del.’s Zwaanendael Museum in October 2017

Written on: October 11th, 2017 in EventsMuseumsNews

“Who Did In the Delaware Ducks?” and “Mysteries of History” to be featured


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Programs “from the dark side” to be featured at the New Castle Court House Museum in October 2017

Written on: October 9th, 2017 in EventsMuseumsNews

“William Penn Day” plus readings and historical theater to be featured.


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“18th Century Trades Day” and evening lantern tours to be featured at John Dickinson Plantation in October 2017

Written on: October 9th, 2017 in EventsHistoric SitesMuseumsNews

Activities feature two special programs that explore 18th-century trades and pastimes that might have taken place at the property during the lifetime of the “Penman of the Revolution.”


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