Highlights include activities celebrating Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, early jazz and the Avery’s Rest archaeological site.
Enjoy the season and learn about the First State’s many contributions to the history and culture of the United States.
Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs to administer the home and surrounding property at the heart of the site.
Event to feature decorations and children’s craft activities, plus self-guided tours of the home and refreshments.
Written on: November 28th, 2018 in News
Application closing date: Dec. 12, 2018.
Display of works by the noted Wilmington artist featuring historical and political figures including a Minute Man, and presidents Richard Nixon, Gerald Ford and George W. Bush.
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.
Eleven holiday-themed activities among the programs to be offered.
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.
By Madeline Dunn, Delaware Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs’ historian and National Register of Historic Places coordinator