PROGRAMS RESCHEDULED–African-American-themed events at the state of Delaware’s downtown Dover museums rescheduled from Jan. 4 to Jan. 18, 2014
Due to an emergency-weather cancellation, three African-American-themed programs, originally scheduled for Jan. 4, 2014 at the state’s downtown Dover museums, have been rescheduled for Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014.
Holiday-themed program includes star-gazing in celebration of Delaware astronomer Annie Jump Cannon plus Bill Ayrey, lab manager and company historian from ILC Dover demonstrating the space suit that the company manufactures for NASA.
Civil rights, slavery and Delaware in the 1940s to be featured at the museums of the state of Delaware in January 2014
Ten special programs to be offered during the month.
Six of the programs to feature winter-holiday-themed activities.
WEATHER-RELATED UPDATE: “A Day in the Life of the John Dickinson Plantation” on Oct. 12 to be moved indoors due to heavy rain
Due to heavy rains and saturated ground conditions, the component programs of “A Day in the Life of the John Dickinson Plantation,” originally scheduled to take place outdoors, will instead be held in the property’s mansion house and outbuildings.