Celebration of John Dickinson’s Revolutionary “Letters” Continues with Programs in Dover and Wilmington
The celebration of the life and works of Delaware statesman and “Penman of the Revolution” John Dickinson continues into the New Year with programs slated to explore his legacy and honor his contributions to the history of the state and the nation.
The Delaware Public Archives will host students from across the state Saturday for the culmination of the 16th Annual Delaware Day Fourth Grade Competition. (This program was postponed in December due to inclement weather)
***Due to inclement weather in the forecast, this event has been postponed to a future date. ***
New Web Portal, Special Programming Commemorate 250th Anniversary of John Dickinson’s Revolutionary “Letters”
To commemorate the 250th anniversary of the publication of his “Letters From a Pennsylvania Farmer” and the role John Dickinson played in setting the stage for the American Revolution, the Delaware Department of State has launched a new website, de.gov/johndickinson, and a slate of special programming to take place over the coming months.
Delaware Public Archives | Date Posted: Friday, June 30, 2017
Celebrate the 4th with Dover, DE’s unique history! The First State Heritage Park has events planned all day long including a historic Dover scavenger hunt, moon bounces, pony rides, petting zoo, an Old-Fashioned Parade, live music, food and of course… fireworks at 9:20pm. The First State Heritage Park will have programs running on The Green and […]