Highlights include programs on African-American life at the John Dickinson Plantation in the 18th century, the evolution of black recorded music and African-American archaeology in Delaware.
Written on: December 20th, 2017 in Uncategorized
Highlights include activities celebrating Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, and programs on E.R. Johnson’s yacht, the Caroline, and buccaneers in the Delaware Bay.
Grant to fund capital improvements and programmatic activities at the New Castle Green, New Castle Court House, John Dickinson Plantation and Fort Christina National Historic Landmark.
Eight holiday-themed activities among the programs to be offered.
Website and public programs celebrate Dickinson’s pivotal role in setting the stage for the American Revolution.
18th Century Market Fair, candle making and music of World War I among the events to be presented.
“William Penn Day” plus readings and historical theater to be featured.
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.”
Halloween programs, 18th century trades and William Penn Day among the events to be presented.
Exhibit examines the 17th-century struggle for control of New Castle, Del. by the Dutch, Swedes and English.