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Delaware Public Archives Dedicates Equal Suffrage Study Club Historical Marker

    The Delaware Public Archives & Delaware Heritage Commission are proud to present the installation and unveiling of the “Equal Suffrage Study Club” Historical Marker — the final marker in the series of four Delaware Historical Markers celebrating the centennial of the passage and ratification of the 19th Amendment to the Constitution of the United […]




Historical Affairs Programs In September 2021

Activities include, among others, a wetland walk and campfire, and a program on Colonial Delaware crime and punishment




Whipping Post to be Removed from Public Display

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.




Site of Purported African-American Cemetery Discovered

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.







 Pages Tagged With: "african american history"

Delaware Public Archives Dedicates Equal Suffrage Study Club Historical Marker

    The Delaware Public Archives & Delaware Heritage Commission are proud to present the installation and unveiling of the “Equal Suffrage Study Club” Historical Marker — the final marker in the series of four Delaware Historical Markers celebrating the centennial of the passage and ratification of the 19th Amendment to the Constitution of the United […]




Historical Affairs Programs In September 2021

Activities include, among others, a wetland walk and campfire, and a program on Colonial Delaware crime and punishment




Whipping Post to be Removed from Public Display

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.




Site of Purported African-American Cemetery Discovered

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.