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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 21 special programs during the 2017 winter-holiday season

Written on: November 16th, 2017 in EventsExhibitsHistoric SitesMuseumsNews

Nine 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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Music education: A mission of the Victor Talking Machine Company

Written on: October 25th, 2017 in EducationEventsMuseumsNews

Beginning in 1911, the company promoted the use of the phonograph for music-appreciation lessons for students in kindergarten through college.


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Division to sponsor 13 special events during November 2017

Written on: October 25th, 2017 in EventsHistoric SitesMuseumsNews

18th Century Market Fair, candle making and music of World War I among the events to be presented.


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Blogs celebrate the 250th anniversary of John Dickinson’s “Letters From a Farmer in Pennsylvania”

Written on: October 20th, 2017 in News

Written by Robert Natelson for the Volokh Conspiracy and posted on the Washington Post webpage from Oct. 16–20, 2017.


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Gov. and First Lady Carney to greet Halloween trick-or-treaters at Woodburn

Written on: October 17th, 2017 in EventsHistoric SitesNews

Trick-or-treaters invited to the governor’s home on Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2017, between 5 p.m. and 8 p.m.


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Halloween Family Fun Day at Woodburn: The Governor’s Residence on Saturday, Oct. 28, 2017

Written on: October 16th, 2017 in EventsHistoric SitesNews

Activities will include tours of the home, games and crafts.


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