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Delaware Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs to offer 16 special events during July 2014

Date Posted: Friday, May 2nd, 2014
Categories:  Historical and Cultural Affairs Kent County New Castle County News Sussex County

Programs to be held at the state of Delaware’s six museums. Independence Day festivities, hands-on history and DeBraak tours to be featured.




Symposium on the Early Colonial Archaeology of the Delaware Valley Region to be held at Delaware’s New Castle Court House Museum on May 10, 2014

Date Posted: Thursday, May 1st, 2014
Categories:  Historical and Cultural Affairs News

Program seeks to identify the uniqueness of the early colonial cultures in the region.




Dover Days, fabric arts, herbs, and battledore and shuttlecock to be featured at Dover, Del.’s John Dickinson Plantation in May 2014

Date Posted: Thursday, May 1st, 2014
Categories:  Historical and Cultural Affairs News

During the month of May 2014, the John Dickinson Plantation, located at 340 Kitts Hummock Rd. in Dover, Del., will present four special programs that explore different aspects of everyday life as it would have been lived during the 18th century when John Dickinson was in residence at the property.




Lecture/tours of the hull of the DeBraak, a shipwrecked 18th-century British warship, to return to Lewes, Del. beginning on June 2, 2014

Date Posted: Tuesday, April 15th, 2014
Categories:  Historical and Cultural Affairs News Sussex County

Beginning on June 2, 2014, the Delaware Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs will again offer public lecture/tours of the hull of His Majesty’s Sloop DeBraak, a British warship that was escorting and protecting a convoy of British and American merchant ships en route to the United States when it was capsized and lost off the Delaware coast on May 25, 1798.




Delaware Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs to offer 20 special events during June 2014

Date Posted: Monday, April 14th, 2014
Categories:  Historical and Cultural Affairs Kent County New Castle County News Sussex County

Programs to be held at the state of Delaware’s six museums. Highlights include Delaware’s Second Constitutional Convention, founding father Benjamin Rush and Separation Day.




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