African American History Month programs among 18 special events sponsored by the Delaware Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs during February 2015
Highlights explore love and family in the African-American community.
One of Delaware’s most historic homes will host an evening of guided tours, refreshments and music on Feb. 27, 2015.
Lecture on the salvage of His Majesty’s Sloop DeBraak to take place at Lewes, Del.’s Zwaanendael Museum on Jan. 17, 2015
Lecture on the British sloop of war that sank off the Delaware coast on May 25, 1798. The ship was raised, and badly damaged, during a commercial salvage operation in 1986.
Programs to explore traditional fabric-arts (weaving, spinning and knitting) that would have been practiced during the 18th century when John Dickinson was in residence at the property. Release includes a listing of plantation events through June 2015.
Delaware Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs to sponsor six free programs at downtown Dover sites during January 2015
Highlights to include “Lost By One Vote,” “Delaware’s Heroes of the Forgotten War” and “The Star Spangled Banner: Then and Now.”