On July 1 the Delaware Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs will remove a whipping post from public display on the grounds of the Old Sussex County Courthouse near the Circle in Georgetown.
Program on historic African American beaches and resorts at Lewes’ Zwaanendael Museum on Jan. 18, 2020
Program explores beaches and resorts that African Americans could visit without fear of discrimination or violence during the segregation era.
Archaeologists working at a property near Frankford, Sussex County, have discovered what appears to be the site of a cemetery known to the local community to contain the remains of African Americans who lived in the area.
State Historic Preservation Office Employee, African American History Expert Makes National Trust 40-Under-40 List
Carlton Hall, a cultural preservation specialist and historian with the Delaware State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO), earned a place on the inaugural “40 Under 40” list recently unveiled by the National Trust for Historic Preservation.
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.