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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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“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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“Delaware Railroads: Elegant Travel and Timely Transport” exhibit at the Zwaanendael Museum

Written on: June 19th, 2018 in CollectionsExhibitsMuseums

Exhibit explores the history of rail travel and transport in the First State.


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100th anniversary of the sinking of the USS Jacob Jones

Written on: November 20th, 2017 in CollectionsMuseumsNews

Destroyer named for Delaware’s Commodore Jacob Jones, a hero of the War of 1812.


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Social practices in art

Written on: November 16th, 2017 in CollectionsExhibitsMuseumsNews

Article explores artist Denis A. Volozan and his portrait of George Washington which hangs in The Old State House.


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Division to sponsor 17 special programs during the 2017 winter-holiday season

Written on: November 16th, 2017 in EventsExhibitsHistoric SitesMuseumsNews

Eight 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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Ceremony marks opening of “New Castle: Three Forts, One Community” exhibit

Written on: September 15th, 2017 in EventsExhibitsMuseumsNews

Exhibit examines the 17th-century struggle for control of New Castle, Del. by the Dutch, Swedes and English.


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“Global to Local: International Events and the First State” series at the Zwaanendael Museum through March 24, 2018

Written on: September 7th, 2017 in EventsExhibitsMuseumsNews

Series explores how world events have impacted Delaware’s history.


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