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“Shall Faithfully Serve!” at Dover, Del.’s John Dickinson Plantation on June 15, 2013

Date Posted: Thursday, June 6th, 2013
Categories:  Historical and Cultural Affairs

Program exploring indentured servitude. Participants will symbolically sign an indenture form with a quill pen, after which they will be assigned 18th century chores such as preparing wool for spinning, weaving and carding; kindling gathering for the smokehouse and cleaning. During their free time, participants will have a chance to play Colonial games, enjoy a house tour or explore the grounds.




“The Trial of William Penn”: Historical play to be presented at Dover, Del.’s Old State House on June 1, 2013

Date Posted: Wednesday, May 29th, 2013
Categories:  Historical and Cultural Affairs

Living-history theater presentation exploring the trial of William Penn and the jury that went to jail when they would not find him guilty as charged.




Delaware Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs sponsors 18 special events during June 2013

Date Posted: Wednesday, May 29th, 2013
Categories:  Historical and Cultural Affairs

History-related programming at the state of Delaware’s six museums.




“America Takes Flight”: Chautauqua tent show in Lewes, Del., June 9–13, 2013

Date Posted: Wednesday, May 29th, 2013
Categories:  Historical and Cultural Affairs

Day-long series of activities exploring man’s travels through the air and in space.




Summer 2013 lecture/tours of the hull of the DeBraak, a shipwrecked 18th-century British warship

Date Posted: Tuesday, May 7th, 2013
Categories:  Historical and Cultural Affairs

Lecture/tours of the hull of His Majesty’s Sloop DeBraak, an 18th century British warship that sank off the Delaware coast on May 25, 1798.




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