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Division to sponsor seven special events during January 2019

Written on: December 19th, 2018 in EventsMuseumsNews

Highlights include activities celebrating Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, early jazz and the Avery’s Rest archaeological site.


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Seventeenth annual Delaware Day competition winners announced

Written on: December 18th, 2018 in EducationNews

Program encourages students to study the U.S. Constitution and Delaware’s role in its creation.


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Museums of the State of Delaware 2018–2019 winter-holiday schedule

Written on: December 18th, 2018 in Historic SitesMuseumsNews

Enjoy the season and learn about the First State’s many contributions to the history and culture of the United States.


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Buena Vista Holiday Open House on Saturday, Dec. 15, 2018

Written on: December 5th, 2018 in EventsHistoric SitesNews

Event to feature decorations and children’s craft activities, plus self-guided tours of the home and refreshments.


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“The Old State House: A True Restoration 1976-2016” display now on view

Written on: November 27th, 2018 in MuseumsNews

Display explores preservation work that has been conducted since Delaware’s first permanent capitol building in Dover was restored to its original appearance in 1976.


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Division to sponsor 16 special programs during the 2018 winter-holiday season

Written on: November 21st, 2018 in EventsMuseumsNews

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


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“The Path to Freedom: A History of the Underground Railroad in Delaware” display at the New Castle Court House Museum

Written on: November 20th, 2018 in MuseumsNews

Display 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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“Over There and Back Again!” program at Dover, Del.’s Old State House on Nov. 11, 2018

Written on: November 1st, 2018 in EventsMuseumsNews

Lead historic-site-interpreter Gavin Malone will portray a World War I veteran discussing the differences in American society between the 1910s and the early 1920s.


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CANCELLED: “Governor’s Halloween Family Fun Fest” at Woodburn: The Governor’s Residence on Oct. 27, 2018

Written on: October 26th, 2018 in EventsNews

Event cancelled due to anticipated heavy rain and wind.


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CANCELLED: “Lantern Tours of the Plantation” at the John Dickinson Plantation on Oct. 26, 2018

Written on: October 25th, 2018 in EventsMuseumsNewsUncategorized

Program cancelled based on anticipated heavy rain and wind.


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