Program exploring indentured servitude. Participants will symbolically sign an indenture form with a quill pen, after which they will be assigned 18th century chores such as preparing wool for spinning, weaving and carding; kindling gathering for the smokehouse and cleaning. During their free time, participants will have a chance to play Colonial games, enjoy a house tour or explore the grounds.
“The Trial of William Penn”: Historical play to be presented at Dover, Del.’s Old State House on June 1, 2013
Living-history theater presentation exploring the trial of William Penn and the jury that went to jail when they would not find him guilty as charged.
History-related programming at the state of Delaware’s six museums.
Day-long series of activities exploring man’s travels through the air and in space.
Lecture/tours of the hull of His Majesty’s Sloop DeBraak, an 18th century British warship that sank off the Delaware coast on May 25, 1798.