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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.




Interactive Site Commemorates Women’s Suffrage Centennial

The Delaware Women’s Suffrage Centennial Committee is launching its educational, history filled, and interactive website.




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.




Students Honored at 17th Annual Delaware Day Fourth Grade Competition Ceremony

Students from across the state gathered Saturday at the Delaware Public Archives to celebrate the winners of the 17th Annual Delaware Day Fourth Grade Competition and to be recognized for their knowledge of the First State’s influential role in crafting the United States Constitution.




Delaware to Acquire Cooch’s Bridge Site, Continue Search for Remains of Revolutionary Soldiers Killed in Battle

Hallowed grounds believed to be the final resting place of some two dozen American soldiers who perished in the only major battle of the Revolutionary War fought in Delaware will soon become property of the state’s historic preservation agency, according to an agreement announced today.







 Pages Tagged With: "Delaware history"

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.




Interactive Site Commemorates Women’s Suffrage Centennial

The Delaware Women’s Suffrage Centennial Committee is launching its educational, history filled, and interactive website.




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.




Students Honored at 17th Annual Delaware Day Fourth Grade Competition Ceremony

Students from across the state gathered Saturday at the Delaware Public Archives to celebrate the winners of the 17th Annual Delaware Day Fourth Grade Competition and to be recognized for their knowledge of the First State’s influential role in crafting the United States Constitution.




Delaware to Acquire Cooch’s Bridge Site, Continue Search for Remains of Revolutionary Soldiers Killed in Battle

Hallowed grounds believed to be the final resting place of some two dozen American soldiers who perished in the only major battle of the Revolutionary War fought in Delaware will soon become property of the state’s historic preservation agency, according to an agreement announced today.