Naval engagement played a decisive role in America’s victory in its struggle for independence from Great Britain.
Day-long series of activities explores occupations of the 1700s including preserving food in the smokehouse, dyeing cloth, carpentry, blacksmithing and making bricks out of clay.
Event commemorates the 337th anniversary of Penn’s disembarkment at New Castle, his first landing in the New World.
Delaware Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs to sponsor 17 special events during October 2019
Programs on America’s maritime heritage; Enrico Caruso; and Shakespeare, Poe and Fiends to be featured.
“Delaware’s Maritime Heritage” lecture series at Lewes’ Zwaanendael Museum in September and October 2019
Series features Bill Manthorpe, retired U.S. Navy captain and author.