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  Category: Historical and Cultural Affairs


Location changed for Chautauqua Tent Show in Lewes, Del. on Monday, June 10, 2013

Historical and Cultural Affairs | Date Posted: Monday, June 10, 2013

Due to heavy rainfall, the venue for the Monday, June 10, 2013 “Chautauqua Tent Show: ‘America Takes Flight’” has been moved from the Lewes Historical Society to the Lewes Presbyterian Church.




“Shall Faithfully Serve!” at Dover, Del.’s John Dickinson Plantation on June 15, 2013

Historical and Cultural Affairs | Date Posted: Thursday, June 6, 2013

Program exploring indentured servitude. Participants will symbolically sign an indenture form with a quill pen, after which they will be assigned 18th century chores such as preparing wool for spinning, weaving and carding; kindling gathering for the smokehouse and cleaning. During their free time, participants will have a chance to play Colonial games, enjoy a house tour or explore the grounds.




“The Trial of William Penn”: Historical play to be presented at Dover, Del.’s Old State House on June 1, 2013

Historical and Cultural Affairs | Date Posted: Wednesday, May 29, 2013

Living-history theater presentation exploring the trial of William Penn and the jury that went to jail when they would not find him guilty as charged.




Delaware Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs sponsors 18 special events during June 2013

Historical and Cultural Affairs | Date Posted: Wednesday, May 29, 2013

History-related programming at the state of Delaware’s six museums.




“America Takes Flight”: Chautauqua tent show in Lewes, Del., June 9–13, 2013

Historical and Cultural Affairs | Date Posted: Wednesday, May 29, 2013

Day-long series of activities exploring man’s travels through the air and in space.







  Category: Historical and Cultural Affairs


Location changed for Chautauqua Tent Show in Lewes, Del. on Monday, June 10, 2013

Historical and Cultural Affairs | Date Posted: Monday, June 10, 2013

Due to heavy rainfall, the venue for the Monday, June 10, 2013 “Chautauqua Tent Show: ‘America Takes Flight’” has been moved from the Lewes Historical Society to the Lewes Presbyterian Church.




“Shall Faithfully Serve!” at Dover, Del.’s John Dickinson Plantation on June 15, 2013

Historical and Cultural Affairs | Date Posted: Thursday, June 6, 2013

Program exploring indentured servitude. Participants will symbolically sign an indenture form with a quill pen, after which they will be assigned 18th century chores such as preparing wool for spinning, weaving and carding; kindling gathering for the smokehouse and cleaning. During their free time, participants will have a chance to play Colonial games, enjoy a house tour or explore the grounds.




“The Trial of William Penn”: Historical play to be presented at Dover, Del.’s Old State House on June 1, 2013

Historical and Cultural Affairs | Date Posted: Wednesday, May 29, 2013

Living-history theater presentation exploring the trial of William Penn and the jury that went to jail when they would not find him guilty as charged.




Delaware Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs sponsors 18 special events during June 2013

Historical and Cultural Affairs | Date Posted: Wednesday, May 29, 2013

History-related programming at the state of Delaware’s six museums.




“America Takes Flight”: Chautauqua tent show in Lewes, Del., June 9–13, 2013

Historical and Cultural Affairs | Date Posted: Wednesday, May 29, 2013

Day-long series of activities exploring man’s travels through the air and in space.