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Debating Independence: Delaware’s John Dickinson Squares Off with Thomas Jefferson LIVE in Dover

Date Posted: Tuesday, November 14th, 2017
Categories:  Department of State Historical and Cultural Affairs

On Sunday, Nov. 19, The Old State House will host an engaging historical dramatic production, John Dickinson and Thomas Jefferson Debate Independence: “We have called by different names brethren of the same principle,” presented by the American Historical Theatre of Philadelphia.




New Web Portal, Special Programming Commemorate 250th Anniversary of John Dickinson’s Revolutionary “Letters”

Date Posted: Monday, November 6th, 2017
Categories:  Delaware Public Archives Department of State Historical and Cultural Affairs News

To commemorate the 250th anniversary of the publication of his “Letters From a Pennsylvania Farmer” and the role John Dickinson played in setting the stage for the American Revolution, the Delaware Department of State has launched a new website, de.gov/johndickinson, and a slate of special programming to take place over the coming months.




Delaware’s State Museum System Awarded National Accreditation

Date Posted: Thursday, October 5th, 2017
Categories:  Department of State Governor John Carney Historical and Cultural Affairs Office of the Governor

Delaware’s state museum system has been accredited by the American Alliance of Museums (AAM), the highest recognition afforded to museums in the United States. Administered by the Delaware Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs, the system includes five museums as well as the archaeological and historic objects collections curated by the state.




Delaware’s State Museums Awarded National Accreditation

Date Posted: Friday, July 14th, 2017
Categories:  Department of State Historical and Cultural Affairs

The five museums operated by the Delaware Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs have been accredited by the American Alliance of Museums (AAM), the highest recognition afforded to museums in the United States.




Dover Days, fabric arts, herbs, and battledore and shuttlecock to be featured at Dover, Del.’s John Dickinson Plantation in May 2014

Date Posted: Thursday, May 1st, 2014
Categories:  Historical and Cultural Affairs News

During the month of May 2014, the John Dickinson Plantation, located at 340 Kitts Hummock Rd. in Dover, Del., will present four special programs that explore different aspects of everyday life as it would have been lived during the 18th century when John Dickinson was in residence at the property.





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