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EVENT CHANGE OF VENUE: “First People of the First State: 12,000 Years, 300 Years and One Year” program in Dover, Del. on Sept. 2, 2017 moved indoors due to inclement weather

Date Posted: Thursday, August 31st, 2017
Categories:  Historical and Cultural Affairs Kent County News

(DOVER, Del.—Aug. 31, 2017)—Due to anticipated heavy rain on Saturday, Sept. 2, 2017, the venue for the program “First People of the First State: 12,000 Years, 300 Years and One Year” has been moved from outdoors on the Dover Green to indoors at The Old State House. Following is updated information on the event:

Saturday, Sept. 2, 2017
“First People of the First State: 12,000 Years, 300 Years and One Year.”
Seventh annual event featuring the Lenape Indian Tribe of Delaware as they celebrate their heritage and the first anniversary of their formal recognition as a tribe by the State of Delaware. Programs feature singing, drumming, dancing and demonstrations. First Saturday in the First State program. The Old State House, 25 The Green, Dover. Grand entry at Noon. Programs 10 a.m.–4 p.m. Museum open 9 a.m.–4:30 p.m. Free admission. 302-744-5054.

Lenape fancy dancer. The Lenape Indian Tribe of Delaware will be celebrating its heritage with drums, songs and dancing in Dover’s Old State House on Sept. 2, 2017.

Lenape fancy dancer. The Lenape Indian Tribe of Delaware will be celebrating its heritage with drums, songs and dancing in Dover’s Old State House on Sept. 2, 2017.

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Contact:
Jim Yurasek
Delaware Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs
Phone: 302-736-7413
E-mail: Jim.Yurasek@state.de.us
Web: http://history.delaware.gov

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