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Exhibits on Charles Parks and the USS Delaware to close Sept. 22, 2013

Date Posted: Thursday, September 5th, 2013
Categories:  Historical and Cultural Affairs News

Last chance to see “Dealing in Symbols: Profundity and the Human Figure,” an exhibit of works by noted Wilmington sculptor Charles Parks; and “USS Delaware: An American Battleship,” an exhibit on the USS Delaware (1909-1924).




Tickets still available for lecture/tours of the hull of the DeBraak, a shipwrecked 18th-century British warship

Date Posted: Wednesday, September 4th, 2013
Categories:  Historical and Cultural Affairs News

Explore the history of the DeBraak which was capsized and lost off the Delaware coast on May 25, 1798. Program includes a trip to the hull facility in nearby Cape Henlopen State Park for a curator-led tour of the surviving section of the ship’s hull.




Four Native-American-themed programs at the museums of the state of Delaware during September 2013

Date Posted: Tuesday, September 3rd, 2013
Categories:  Historical and Cultural Affairs News

Programs explore the First State’s rich Native-American heritage, shining a spotlight on the history and culture of the Lenape and Nanticoke Indian tribes.




Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs seeks volunteers to help save Delaware history

Date Posted: Monday, August 26th, 2013
Categories:  Historical and Cultural Affairs News

Ice cream social for potential volunteers to be held at the Johnson Victrola Museum in Dover on Sept. 5, 2013. Session provides information on volunteer opportunities at the division including service in historic preservation, museums, collections, horticulture and more.




Museums of the state of Delaware to offer 17 special events during September 2013

Date Posted: Friday, August 16th, 2013
Categories:  Historical and Cultural Affairs News

Four of the 17 programs will explore the First State’s rich Native-American heritage.




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