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.
Dover Days, A Day in Old New Castle, and the Zwaanendael Maritime Festival among the programs to be featured.
Delaware Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs to sponsor 12 special events during January 2015
Heroes of the War of 1812, Abraham Lincoln’s compensated emancipation plan and the salvage of the DeBraak to be featured.
Museum provides a showcase for Lewes-area maritime, military and social history.
Music in World War I, Delaware’s Dutch connections and Earth day among the programs to be featured.