Changes to American society in the early 20th century, grave sites of notable New Castle veterans, and candle-making among topics to be explored.
Study will help the park plan for the future.
Event will include scholarly presentations on My Lord’s Gift, a 17th century archaeological site in Queenstown, Md.; and the Coleman Farm, Reedy Island and Fort Casimir sites in Delaware.
Naval engagement played a decisive role in America’s victory in its struggle for independence from Great Britain.
Event commemorates the 336th anniversary Penn’s Oct. 27, 1682 disembarkment at New Castle, his first landing in the New World.
Early 1900s music education, the life of Delaware patriot Caesar Rodney and walking tours of St. Peter’s cemetery in Lewes among topics to be explored.
Explore Colonial-era job opportunities at the home of the “Penman of the Revolution.”
Native-American programming, Chautauqua shows and surviving the London Blitz among activities to be presented.
Eleven Lenapé-themed programs to be presented at three downtown Dover locations.
Film screenings, and programs on Sherlock Holmes, George M. Cohan and Irving Berlin to be featured.