Tag: Historical and Cultural Affairs

Historical Affairs programs in August 2022

Outdoor events, tours and a lecture on the DeBraak shipwreck to be featured. The post Historical Affairs programs in August 2022 appeared first on State of Delaware News.

Historical Affairs programs in July 2022

Independence Day activities, tours and a program on the DeBraak shipwreck to be featured. The post Historical Affairs programs in July 2022 appeared first on State of Delaware News.

New Castle Court House Museum

Historic building reopened after being closed since Dec. 31, 2021 for the installation of a fire sprinkler system. The post New Castle Court House Museum appeared first on State of Delaware News.

John Dickinson Plantation receives Award of Excellence

Museum honored for its project “Search, Discovery, and Interpretation of the African Burial Ground at the John Dickinson Plantation.” The post John Dickinson Plantation receives Award of Excellence appeared first on State of Delaware News.

FREE New Castle History Camp, July 25–29, 2022

Children ages 10 to 13 are invited to explore the storied past of one of America’s most historic towns during the FREE New Castle History Camp The post FREE New Castle History Camp, July 25–29, 2022 appeared first on State of Delaware News.

Secretary of State Jeff Bullock Announces Leadership Changes

Dover, Del.—Secretary of State Jeff Bullock announced on Friday that Jordan Schulties, Director of the Division of Small Business, and Tim Slavin, Director of the Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs, will depart from their roles to embark on ne...

Historical and Cultural Affairs programs in May 2022

(DOVER, Del. — April 18, 2022) — The Delaware Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs will be sponsoring seven special events during the month of May 2022. A full schedule is included below. Except where noted, all programs are free and open to the...

February 23: Forum on Racial History and Education in Delaware

On Wednesday, February 23 at 6:30 p.m., Governor Carney will host a virtual forum on Racial History and Education in Delaware with Dr. Reba Hollingsworth (Delaware Heritage Commission) and Dr. Bradley Skelcher (Professor Emeritus of History at Delaware...

‘Segregated Sands’: Delaware Beaches During Jim Crow

Virtual exhibit explores the history and stories of the Indigenous and African American experience at Delaware’s beaches during the segregation era. The post ‘Segregated Sands’: Delaware Beaches During Jim Crow appeared first on State of Delaware...

History Division Celebrates Black History Month 2022

Five free programs celebrate the invaluable contributions that the Black community has made to the culture and history of the United States. The post History Division Celebrates Black History Month 2022 appeared first on State of Delaware News.

Historical Affairs programs for the holidays

Festive holiday-décor, historical Dutch cookery and mountain music among programs to be featured. The post Historical Affairs programs for the holidays appeared first on State of Delaware News.

Historical Affairs Programs in November 2021

A folk music concert, and programs celebrating Dutch American Heritage Day and National Native American Heritage Month among events/topics to be explored. The post Historical Affairs Programs in November 2021 appeared first on State of Delaware News.

‘William Penn Day’ in New Castle on Oct. 23, 2021

Event commemorates the 339th anniversary of Penn’s disembarkment at New Castle, his first landing in the New World. The post ‘William Penn Day’ in New Castle on Oct. 23, 2021 appeared first on State of Delaware News.

Historical Affairs programs in October 2021

18th century trades, true crime in song and walking tours of a historic cemetery among programs/topics to be explored. The post Historical Affairs programs in October 2021 appeared first on State of Delaware News.