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Block House Pond Delaware Historical Marker Unveiling

Delaware Public Archives | News | Date Posted: Thursday, October 21, 2021

More than fifty-five friends, dignitaries and guests gathered in Lewes, Delaware on Wednesday, October 20, 2021 to celebrate the unveiling of the Delaware Public Archives’ newest marker that commemorates the Block House Pond. Block House Pond, a natural spring-fed pond was named for a nearby blockhouse that was built to protect Lewes in the 1670s. […]




The Delaware Public Archives is Pleased to Announce the Digital Release of The Abram H. Draper Collection

Delaware Public Archives | News | Date Posted: Tuesday, October 19, 2021

The Delaware Public Archives is pleased to announce the digital release of “The Abram H. Draper Collection.” This unique collection consists of 34 pieces of correspondence including letters and poetry from Sergeant Abram H. Draper to his wife Anna M. Wiley Draper during the American Civil War. The content ranges from detailed descriptions of Draper’s […]




Delaware Public Archives Dedicates Equal Suffrage Study Club Historical Marker

Commission for Women | Delaware Public Archives | News | Date Posted: Wednesday, October 13, 2021

    The Delaware Public Archives & Delaware Heritage Commission are proud to present the installation and unveiling of the “Equal Suffrage Study Club” Historical Marker — the final marker in the series of four Delaware Historical Markers celebrating the centennial of the passage and ratification of the 19th Amendment to the Constitution of the United […]




Delaware Public Archives Dedicates Women’s Suffrage Historical Marker

Delaware Public Archives | Date Posted: Wednesday, October 6, 2021

The Delaware Public Archives is happy to present the installation of a NEW Delaware Historical Marker, “Women’s Suffrage in Delaware.”  This Marker remembers the 1920 conference that was held by Sussex County’s members of the General Assembly that heard opinions in support of and against women’s suffrage. This Delaware Historical Marker, the third of four […]




Delaware Public Archives Dedicates Women’s Suffrage Parade Marker

Delaware Public Archives | News | Date Posted: Wednesday, September 29, 2021

The Delaware Public Archives is pleased to announce the installation of the second of four Historical Markers celebrating the centennial of the passage and ratification of the 19th Amendment to the Constitution of the United States providing for women’s suffrage.  The “Women’s Suffrage Parade” marker commemorates the parade by approximately 400 suffragists as they marched from […]







  Category: Delaware Public Archives


Block House Pond Delaware Historical Marker Unveiling

Delaware Public Archives | News | Date Posted: Thursday, October 21, 2021

More than fifty-five friends, dignitaries and guests gathered in Lewes, Delaware on Wednesday, October 20, 2021 to celebrate the unveiling of the Delaware Public Archives’ newest marker that commemorates the Block House Pond. Block House Pond, a natural spring-fed pond was named for a nearby blockhouse that was built to protect Lewes in the 1670s. […]




The Delaware Public Archives is Pleased to Announce the Digital Release of The Abram H. Draper Collection

Delaware Public Archives | News | Date Posted: Tuesday, October 19, 2021

The Delaware Public Archives is pleased to announce the digital release of “The Abram H. Draper Collection.” This unique collection consists of 34 pieces of correspondence including letters and poetry from Sergeant Abram H. Draper to his wife Anna M. Wiley Draper during the American Civil War. The content ranges from detailed descriptions of Draper’s […]




Delaware Public Archives Dedicates Equal Suffrage Study Club Historical Marker

Commission for Women | Delaware Public Archives | News | Date Posted: Wednesday, October 13, 2021

    The Delaware Public Archives & Delaware Heritage Commission are proud to present the installation and unveiling of the “Equal Suffrage Study Club” Historical Marker — the final marker in the series of four Delaware Historical Markers celebrating the centennial of the passage and ratification of the 19th Amendment to the Constitution of the United […]




Delaware Public Archives Dedicates Women’s Suffrage Historical Marker

Delaware Public Archives | Date Posted: Wednesday, October 6, 2021

The Delaware Public Archives is happy to present the installation of a NEW Delaware Historical Marker, “Women’s Suffrage in Delaware.”  This Marker remembers the 1920 conference that was held by Sussex County’s members of the General Assembly that heard opinions in support of and against women’s suffrage. This Delaware Historical Marker, the third of four […]




Delaware Public Archives Dedicates Women’s Suffrage Parade Marker

Delaware Public Archives | News | Date Posted: Wednesday, September 29, 2021

The Delaware Public Archives is pleased to announce the installation of the second of four Historical Markers celebrating the centennial of the passage and ratification of the 19th Amendment to the Constitution of the United States providing for women’s suffrage.  The “Women’s Suffrage Parade” marker commemorates the parade by approximately 400 suffragists as they marched from […]