“Discovering Delaware’s Maritime Past”–17th annual Chautauqua tent show to take place in Lewes, Del. from June 21–25, 2015
The First State’s essential relationship with the Delaware River and Bay, and the sea, will be brought to life in five days of family-friendly programming.
Dover Days activities, the Zwaanendael Maritime Festival and the history and archaeology of the early-Colonial Delaware Valley among events to be presented.
Bells throughout Delaware to ring as part of “Bells Across the Land: A Nation Remembers Appomattox” on April 9, 2015
Bells across Delaware will ring in commemoration of Robert E. Lee’s 1865 surrender which effectively ending the American Civil War.
Netherlands connection stretches back in time to the state’s first European colony, Swanendael, established by the Dutch in 1631 in present-day Lewes.
Delaware Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs to sponsor 13 free programs at downtown Dover sites during April 2015
Highlights include four programs presented as part of the History Coffee-Hour Series.