National Women’s History Month events among 13 special programs sponsored by the Delaware Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs during March 2015
Eight out of 13 programs will be presented in celebration of National Women’s History Month.
“Celebrating Love and Family: ‘Finding African-American Families in Kent County—1830–1860’ ” to be presented at Dover, Del.’s Old State House on Feb. 14, 2015
Program will explore recent research that identified the names of, and cultural resources associated with, African Americans who resided in Murderkill Hundred, Kent County, Del., between 1837 and 1860.
African American History Month programs to be featured at Dover, Del.’s John Dickinson Plantation in February 2015
During the month of February 2015, the home of the “Penman of the Revolution” will present five special programs that explore different aspects of everyday life as it would have been lived during the 18th century when John Dickinson owned the property.
Programs to explore traditional fabric-arts (weaving, spinning and knitting) that would have been practiced during the 18th century when John Dickinson was in residence at the property. Release includes a listing of plantation events through June 2015.