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John Dickinson Plantation closed on Aug. 26 and 27, 2017 in support of Dover Air Force Base Open House

Historical and Cultural Affairs | Kent County | News | Date Posted: Wednesday, August 16, 2017



(DOVER, Del.—Aug. 16, 2017)—The John Dickinson Plantation, located at 340 Kitts Hummock Road in Dover, Del., will be closed on Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 26 and 27, 2017, in support of “Thunder Over Dover,” the Dover Air Force Base’s Open House. The Plantation will re-open to the public on Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017 according to its normal operating schedule.

Thunder Over Dover” is a free, two-day event that will feature aerial demonstrations by the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds among many others, displays of current and historical aircraft, and more.Thunder Over Dover logo

The John Dickinson Plantation is administered by the Delaware Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs, an agency of the State of Delaware. The division enhances Delaware’s quality of life by preserving the state’s unique historical heritage, fostering community stability and economic vitality and providing educational programs and assistance to the general public on Delaware history and heritage. The division’s diverse array of services includes operation of five museums which are accredited by the American Alliance of Museums, administration of the State Historic Preservation Office, conservation of the state’s archaeological and historic-objects collections, operation of a conference center and management of historic properties across the state. Primary funding for division programs and services is provided by annual appropriations from the Delaware General Assembly and grants from the National Park Service, Department of the Interior, a federal agency. However, the contents and opinions expressed in the division’s programs and services do not necessarily reflect the views and policies of the Department of the Interior.

Mansion house at the John Dickinson Plantation
Mansion house at the John Dickinson Plantation

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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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John Dickinson Plantation closed on Aug. 26 and 27, 2017 in support of Dover Air Force Base Open House

Historical and Cultural Affairs | Kent County | News | Date Posted: Wednesday, August 16, 2017



(DOVER, Del.—Aug. 16, 2017)—The John Dickinson Plantation, located at 340 Kitts Hummock Road in Dover, Del., will be closed on Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 26 and 27, 2017, in support of “Thunder Over Dover,” the Dover Air Force Base’s Open House. The Plantation will re-open to the public on Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017 according to its normal operating schedule.

Thunder Over Dover” is a free, two-day event that will feature aerial demonstrations by the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds among many others, displays of current and historical aircraft, and more.Thunder Over Dover logo

The John Dickinson Plantation is administered by the Delaware Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs, an agency of the State of Delaware. The division enhances Delaware’s quality of life by preserving the state’s unique historical heritage, fostering community stability and economic vitality and providing educational programs and assistance to the general public on Delaware history and heritage. The division’s diverse array of services includes operation of five museums which are accredited by the American Alliance of Museums, administration of the State Historic Preservation Office, conservation of the state’s archaeological and historic-objects collections, operation of a conference center and management of historic properties across the state. Primary funding for division programs and services is provided by annual appropriations from the Delaware General Assembly and grants from the National Park Service, Department of the Interior, a federal agency. However, the contents and opinions expressed in the division’s programs and services do not necessarily reflect the views and policies of the Department of the Interior.

Mansion house at the John Dickinson Plantation
Mansion house at the John Dickinson Plantation

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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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