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Delaware Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs to sponsor 10 special events during November 2019

Bayberry candle-making, grave sites of notable New Castle veterans and early recordings of classical music among topics to be explored.




“Seams From the Past” series at Lewes’ Zwaanendael Museum in November 2019

Four-part series explores historical clothing and textiles.




Battle of the Chesapeake program at Dover, Del.’s Old State House on Oct. 12, 2019

Naval engagement played a decisive role in America’s victory in its struggle for independence from Great Britain.




“18th Century Trades Day” at Dover, Del.’s John Dickinson Plantation on Oct. 12, 2019

Day-long series of activities explores occupations of the 1700s including preserving food in the smokehouse, dyeing cloth, carpentry, blacksmithing and making bricks out of clay.




“William Penn Day” at Delaware’s New Castle Court House Museum on Oct. 26, 2019

Event commemorates the 337th anniversary of Penn’s disembarkment at New Castle, his first landing in the New World.







 Pages Tagged With: "museums"

Delaware Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs to sponsor 10 special events during November 2019

Bayberry candle-making, grave sites of notable New Castle veterans and early recordings of classical music among topics to be explored.




“Seams From the Past” series at Lewes’ Zwaanendael Museum in November 2019

Four-part series explores historical clothing and textiles.




Battle of the Chesapeake program at Dover, Del.’s Old State House on Oct. 12, 2019

Naval engagement played a decisive role in America’s victory in its struggle for independence from Great Britain.




“18th Century Trades Day” at Dover, Del.’s John Dickinson Plantation on Oct. 12, 2019

Day-long series of activities explores occupations of the 1700s including preserving food in the smokehouse, dyeing cloth, carpentry, blacksmithing and making bricks out of clay.




“William Penn Day” at Delaware’s New Castle Court House Museum on Oct. 26, 2019

Event commemorates the 337th anniversary of Penn’s disembarkment at New Castle, his first landing in the New World.