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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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“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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An Illegal Activity: The Underground Railroad in Delaware”–exhibit closed on Dec. 7, 2014

Written on: August 26th, 2014 in EventsExhibitsMuseumsNews

EXHIBIT CLOSED Dec. 7, 2014.


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History was made here: Fenwick Island Lighthouse

Written on: July 23rd, 2014 in EventsHistoric SitesNews

Iconic Sussex County structure helped guide mariners for more than 100 years.


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DSU students to present history activities for the public at four Delaware museums

Written on: July 22nd, 2014 in EventsMuseumsNews

Aug. 2, 2014 activities to offer fresh perspectives on Delaware history.


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Historic sites enhance Delaware beach vacations

Written on: July 15th, 2014 in EventsExhibitsHistoric SitesMuseumsNews

Several historic places are located within a 20-mile radius of Delaware’s Atlantic coast.


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“Middletown Goes to War” exhibit closed on June 30, 2016

Written on: July 1st, 2014 in EventsExhibitsMuseumsNews

EXHIBIT CLOSED June 30, 2016.


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Division projects honored with prestigious national awards

Written on: June 26th, 2014 in EventsExhibitsMuseumsNews

American Association for State and Local History bestows two 2014 Leadership in History Awards to Delaware-Division-of-Historical-and-Cultural-Affairs-affiliated projects.


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May 17, 2014 event celebrates the 375th anniversary of the arrival of Antoni Swart in New Sweden

Written on: April 25th, 2014 in EventsNews

On Saturday, May 17, 2014, the New Sweden Centre is sponsoring a celebratory event marking the 375th anniversary of the arrival of Anthony, a black man later known as Antoni Swart, who was among the first colonists of New Sweden which centered on Fort Christina in present-day Wilmington, Del.


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