Entitled “The I’s Have It: Industry, Innovation, and Invention,” programs will explore American enterprise and ingenuity.
Programs explore the experiences of the enslaved and free African Americans who lived, labored and died on the John Dickinson Plantation.
Programs to explore the wreck of the DeBraak and War of 1812 hero Commodore Thomas Macdonough.
Programs explore the sinking of the DeBraak, readings of the Declaration of Independence, a historical trivia event and different perspectives on the American Revolution.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Project began on June 22, 2020 and will continue for approximately one month.
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.
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.
Tours explore the surviving hull section of an 18th-century shipwreck.
Actress Millicent Sparks to portray the noted Underground Railroad conductor.