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Former president of Ghana visits John Dickinson Plantation

Written on: May 21st, 2015 in MuseumsNews

Leader in Dover to deliver Delaware State University commencement address.


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Division to begin improvements to state-owned historic properties in New Castle

Written on: March 17th, 2015 in Historic SitesMuseumsNewsPreservation

State to invest $350,000 for improvements at the New Castle Court House Museum, Arsenal, Academy and Green.


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Division releases 2014 annual report

Written on: January 30th, 2015 in News

Document spotlights national recognition received by the agency during the past year.


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First State National Historical Park to be created

Written on: December 19th, 2014 in Historic SitesMuseumsNews

Legislation passed in Congress in December 2014; awaiting President Obama’s signature.


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“An Illegal Activity: The Underground Railroad in Delaware” exhibit closed on Dec. 7, 2014

Written on: November 13th, 2014 in EventsExhibitsMuseumsNews

EXHIBIT CLOSED on Dec. 7, 2014.


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Oliver Berliner, grandson of the inventor of the phonograph, to speak at the Johnson Victrola Museum

Written on: September 29th, 2014 in EventsMuseumsNews

Oct. 4, 2014 program to focus on one of the pioneers in the music industry: Emile Berliner.


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“Emeline Hawkins: Her Journey from Slavery to Freedom on the Underground Railroad” exhibit closed on July 23, 2017

Written on: September 16th, 2014 in ExhibitsMuseumsNews

Exhibit closed on July 23, 2017


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“Simple Machines” exhibit at the John Dickinson Plantation

Written on: September 11th, 2014 in ExhibitsMuseumsNews

Exhibit focuses on the six simple machines (inclined plane, screw, wedge, pulley, lever, and wheel and axle) that constitute the elementary building blocks of which many more-complicated machines are composed.


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Exhibit “Delaware and the War of 1812” closed on March 19, 2016

Written on: September 10th, 2014 in EventsExhibitsMuseumsNews

EXHIBIT CLOSED March 19, 2016.


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archaeology

“A Seaborne Citizenry: The DeBraak and Its Atlantic World” exhibit at the Zwaanendael Museum

Written on: September 10th, 2014 in ArchaeologyEventsExhibitsMuseumsNewsPreservation

Exhibit explores His Majesty’s Sloop of War DeBraak, a British warship that was capsized and lost off the Delaware coast on May 25, 1798.


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