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Delaware Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs to sponsor 17 free programs during October 2016

Date Posted: Tuesday, September 20th, 2016
Categories:  Historical and Cultural Affairs Kent County New Castle County News Sussex County

William Penn Day, a murder mystery and lantern tours among the events to be presented.




EVENTS RESCHEDULED–Programs on Delaware’s Native-American heritage to be held through the end of September 2016

Date Posted: Tuesday, September 13th, 2016
Categories:  Historical and Cultural Affairs Kent County News Sussex County

Programs on Delaware’s Lenape and Nanticoke Indian tribes to be featured.




EVENT RESCHEDULED–“The First People of the First State: A Lenape Celebration of Heritage” program on the Dover Green to take place on Sept. 24, 2016

Date Posted: Thursday, September 8th, 2016
Categories:  Historical and Cultural Affairs Kent County News

Program rescheduled from Saturday, Sept. 3, 2016 to Saturday, Sept. 24, 2016.




Gov. Markell, Sen. Carper join DNREC in celebrating opening of Artillery Park at the Fort Miles Museum

Date Posted: Friday, September 2nd, 2016
Categories:  Division of Parks and Recreation DNREC

Among scenic dunes overlooking the Atlantic Ocean, the Fort Miles Museum’s newest exhibit, the World War II Artillery Park, was officially opened with DNREC and the Fort Miles Historical Association hosting Governor Jack Markell, US Senator Tom Carper, local dignitaries and military veterans including honored guest Robert Sauppee, who was reunited with his personal history Friday morning in Cape Henlopen State Park.




Free admission beginning Aug. 31, 2016 for “Lost off Lewes: The British warship DeBraak”

Date Posted: Wednesday, August 24th, 2016
Categories:  Historical and Cultural Affairs News Sussex County

Tours explore the surviving hull section of an 18th-century shipwreck.





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