Contest open between April 19 and 24, 2021.
Site likely to hold the remains of enslaved African Americans.
Programs help to tell the story of the First State’s contributions to the history and culture of the United States.
Three virtual programs to be streamed live on the Web. Two will celebrate women's lives and historic achievements.
Three virtual programs to be streamed live on the Web for African American History Month.
Cross-stitching, the wreck of the DeBraak and artist Francis Barraud, creator of the “His Master’s Voice” painting to be explored.
Delaware Day honors the anniversary of Delaware becoming the first state to ratify the U.S. Constitution on Dec. 7, 1787.
Wreath making; Elizabeth Battell, proprietrix of the Golden Fleece Tavern; season’s eatings; and Delaware’s canning history to be explored.
Videos explore the lives of four enslaved individuals and an abolitionist.
As we approach November 14th, we join with our Indian neighbors and friends in celebrating Dawali. It is the celebration of lights with deep cultural significance, celebrating the victory of light over darkness, good over ....
Programs to explore mysteries of history, Abraham Lincoln’s election as president and London in wartime.
Virtual historical-theater presentation streamed live from Dover, Del.'s Johnson Victrola Museum.
Program explores the true stories of four men — a doctor, a chaplain, a soldier and an Irish immigrant — who served in the unit.
Research helps provide a greater understanding of the early colonial history of European and African persons in Delaware.
Four-part series of virtual presentations on the Lewes/Cape Henlopen region’s maritime history.
Delaware’s 22nd annual Chautauqua: “Women’s Work: Campaigning for Social Change” on Sept. 10, 11, 19 and 20, 2020
All activities to be presented free via Zoom; registration required.
22nd annual Chautauqua to take place virtually during September 2020.
Project expected to be completed before summer’s end 2020.
Declaration of Independence to be read aloud in front of Dover, Del.’s Old State House on July 4, 2020
Recitations to take place at 2 and 4 p.m.
Visitation now permitted in accordance with Gov. Carney’s Phase I reopening of the state.
New digital feature highlights local music and historic sites across the First State.
Online museum showcases items from the State’s collections of art and objects, as well as digital exhibits, virtual tours of museums and historic sites, and videos and images of historic landmarks and architecture.
Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs museums will be closed beginning on March 24, 2020 and their programs postponed until further notice.
POSTPONED: “The Kidnapping of Bathsheba Bungy” at the New Castle Court House Museum on March 21, 2020
Program tells the story of an African American girl from New Castle, Del. who was kidnapped and taken to Maryland to be sold into slavery.