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National Women’s History Month events among 13 special programs sponsored by the Delaware Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs during March 2015

Date Posted: Thursday, February 12th, 2015
Categories:  Historical and Cultural Affairs Kent County New Castle County News Sussex County

Eight out of 13 programs will be presented in celebration of National Women’s History Month.




“Celebrating Love and Family: ‘Finding African-American Families in Kent County—1830–1860’ ” to be presented at Dover, Del.’s Old State House on Feb. 14, 2015

Date Posted: Monday, February 9th, 2015
Categories:  Historical and Cultural Affairs Kent County News

Program will explore recent research that identified the names of, and cultural resources associated with, African Americans who resided in Murderkill Hundred, Kent County, Del., between 1837 and 1860.




African American History Month programs to be featured at Dover, Del.’s John Dickinson Plantation in February 2015

Date Posted: Wednesday, February 4th, 2015
Categories:  Historical and Cultural Affairs Kent County News

During the month of February 2015, the home of the “Penman of the Revolution” will present five special programs that explore different aspects of everyday life as it would have been lived during the 18th century when John Dickinson owned the property.




Lecture on the salvage of His Majesty’s Sloop DeBraak to take place at Lewes, Del.’s Zwaanendael Museum on Jan. 17, 2015

Date Posted: Monday, January 5th, 2015
Categories:  Historical and Cultural Affairs News Sussex County

Lecture on the British sloop of war that sank off the Delaware coast on May 25, 1798. The ship was raised, and badly damaged, during a commercial salvage operation in 1986.






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