CANCELLED: “Deciphering American Indian DNA” program in Dover, Del. on Sept. 15, 2018

(DOVER, Del.—Sept. 12, 2018)—Due to Hurricane-Florence-related cancellations by panelists who would have been traveling from the Carolinas, the program “The First People of the First State: ‘Deciphering American Indian DNA’ ” has been cancelled. The program had been scheduled to take place at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018 at The Old State House, located at 25 The Green in Dover, Del. Following is information on the original event:

Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018
CANCELLED: “The First People of the First State: ‘Deciphering American Indian DNA.’ ” Program explores the implications of DNA testing from a Native American perspective. The Old State House, 25 The Green, Dover. Program at 1 p.m. Museum open 9 a.m.–4:30 p.m. Free admission. 302-744-5054.

The Old State House is administered by the 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.

Jim Yurasek
Delaware Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs
Phone: 302-739-7787