Historic Affairs packages in October 2022

September 20, 2022

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(DOVER, Del. — Sept. 19, 2022) — The Delaware Division of Historic and Cultural Affairs will probably be sponsoring 16 particular packages through the month of October 2022. A full schedule is included beneath. Admission is free and open to the general public, however reservations are required for some packages. Go to the next hyperlink for added info and reservation directions: https://historical past.delaware.gov/2022/09/01/hca-programs-october-2022/.

Jean Norvell will painting Hannah Penn as a part of “William Penn Day” on Oct. 29, 2022.

Delaware Division of Historic and Cultural Affairs particular packages, October 2022

Saturday, Oct. 1, 2022
“The Wreck of the DeBraak.” Program explores the historical past of the British warship DeBraak which sank off the coast of Lewes in Might of 1798 solely to be recovered by treasure hunters practically 200 years later. Held together with Lewes’ annual Boast the Coast competition. Offered outdoor in Zwaanendael Park situated adjoining to the Delaware Division of Historic and Cultural Affairs’ Zwaanendael Museum, 102 Kings Freeway, Lewes. 2:30 p.m. Free admission however company are urged to carry their very own chairs. Within the occasion of inclement climate, this system could also be cancelled. 302-645-1148 or mailto:[email protected]

Saturday, Oct. 8, 2022
Buena Vista fall occasion. Take pleasure in a fall day at Buena Vista, constructed by former U.S. Secretary of State John M. Clayton in 1847. Actions embrace garden video games, pumpkin portray, home excursions and extra. Pictures and picnicking are welcome. Delaware Division of Historic and Cultural Affairs’ Buena Vista: A Delaware Nation Property, 661 S. Dupont Freeway (Route 13), New Fortress. 10 a.m.–3 p.m. Rain date: Sunday, Oct. 9. Free admission. 302-323-4430.

Saturday, Oct. 8, 2022
“18th Century Trades Day.” Day-long collection of actions explores occupations of the 1700s together with preserving meals within the smokehouse, dyeing material, carpentry, candle dipping, and an 18th century musket presentation. Delaware Division of Historic and Cultural Affairs’ John Dickinson Plantation, 340 Kitts Hummock Street, Dover. 10:30 a.m.–4 p.m. Free admission. 302-739-3277 or mailto:[email protected]

Dan Davis will reveal conventional carpentry methods on the “18th Century Trades Day” on Oct. 8, 2022.

Saturday, Oct. 8, 2022
“Reminiscences of the Life and Occasions of Dr. James Tilton.” Lecture by historic-site interpreter Steven Mumford exploring the life and lengthy medical profession of Delawarean Dr. James Tilton who served as United States surgeon normal through the Battle of 1812. Episode one of many three-part collection “The Battle of 1812: Over Two Centuries Later.” Delaware Division of Historic and Cultural Affairs’ Previous State Home, 25 The Inexperienced, Dover. 1 p.m. Free admission. 302-744-5054 or mailto:[email protected]

Saturday, Oct. 8, 2022
“Mysteries of Historical past.” Strolling tour explores the darker and extra uncommon historical past of Lewes. Delaware. Division of Historic and Cultural Affairs’ Zwaanendael Museum, 102 Kings Freeway, Lewes. Excursions go away from the museum at 2 p.m. Free admission however registration required and restricted to 12. 302-645-1148 or mailto:[email protected] no later than Oct. 7, 2022.

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Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2022
“Hollywood Historical past on the Court docket Home: ‘Legend of Sleepy Hole.’ ” Screening of the movie “Sleepy Hole” and a quick presentation by New Fortress Court docket Home Web site Supervisor, Cindy Snyder, on the working relationship between “Legend of Sleepy Hole” writer Washington Irving, and Delaware’s Felix Octavius Carr Darley who illustrated the guide. Delaware Division of Historic and Cultural Affairs’ New Fortress Court docket Home Museum, 211 Delaware St., New Fortress. Movie at 6:30 p.m. 302-323-4453 or mailto:[email protected]

Friday, Oct. 14, 2022
Live performance by Mark Stuart. ‎ People music/Americana. Offered in partnership with the Delaware Buddies of People. Delaware Division of Historic and Cultural Affairs’ Previous State Home, 25 The Inexperienced, Dover. 7:30 p.m. Free admission. 302-744-5054 or mailto:[email protected]

Saturday, Oct. 15, 2022
Blackbird Creek Fall Pageant. Household-friendly occasion consists of outside actions, hayrides, show cubicles, and crafts, plus sachet-making demonstrations by historic interpreters from the Delaware Division of Historic and Cultural Affairs’ John Dickinson Plantation. Blackbird Creek Reserve, 801 Blackbird Touchdown Street, Townsend. 10 a.m.–4 p.m. 302-739-6377.

Saturday, Oct. 15, 2022
“The Federalist Views of James A. Bayard.” Residing-history theatrical efficiency through which lead historic-site interpreter Gavin Malone portrays Delaware’s James A. Bayard, a outstanding member of the Federalist Celebration and one of many main voices opposing the struggle, as he prepares to go away for treaty negotiations with Nice Britain. Episode two of the three-part collection “The Battle of 1812: Over Two Centuries Later.” Delaware Division of Historic and Cultural Affairs’ Previous State Home, 25 The Inexperienced, Dover. 1 p.m. Free admission. 302-744-5054 or mailto:[email protected]

Saturday, Oct. 15, 2022
“Mysteries of Historical past.” Strolling tour explores the darker and extra uncommon historical past of Lewes. Delaware Division of Historic and Cultural Affairs’ Zwaanendael Museum, 102 Kings Freeway, Lewes. Excursions go away from the museum at 2 p.m. Free admission however registration required and restricted to 12. 302-645-1148 or mailto:[email protected] no later than Oct. 14, 2022.

Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2022
Delaware State Assessment Board for Historic Preservation assembly. Agenda TBA. Buena Vista: A Delaware Nation Property, 661 S. Dupont Freeway (Route 13), New Fortress. 10 a.m.–Midday. 302-736-7417.

Friday, Oct. 21, 2022
“Effectively Seasoned Heirlooms.” On this digital collection, historic-site interpreter Kimberly Fritsch of the Delaware Division of Historic and Cultural Affairs’ New Fortress Court docket Home Museum shines a highlight on the practices, recipes and girls all through Delaware historical past as they converse to us by way of their meals. Cookbooks turned a manner for ladies to move alongside their legacy and convey a way of what was essential of their tradition, day by day lives and, even, climate occurrences and occasions of the time. Program streamed reside through Zoom. Midday. Registration required. 302-323-4453 or mailto:[email protected]

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Saturday, Oct. 22, 2022
“Tales of the Dauntless Ladies of the Battle of 1812.” Lecture by historic-site interpreter Susan Emory exploring the courageous ladies from America, England and Canada who performed essential roles within the struggle effort. Closing episode of the three-part collection “The Battle of 1812: Over Two Centuries Later.” Delaware Division of Historic and Cultural Affairs’ Previous State Home, 25 The Inexperienced, Dover. 1 p.m. Free admission. 302-744-5054 or mailto:[email protected]

Saturday, Oct. 22, 2022
“Mysteries of Historical past.” Strolling tour explores the darker and extra uncommon historical past of Lewes. Delaware Division of Historic and Cultural Affairs’ Zwaanendael Museum, 102 Kings Freeway, Lewes. Excursions go away from the museum at 2 p.m. Free admission however registration required and restricted to 12. 302-645-1148 or mailto:[email protected] no later than Oct. 21, 2022.

Saturday, Oct. 29, 2022
William Penn Day. Day-long collection of packages commemorating the 340th anniversary of Penn’s disembarkment at New Fortress, his first touchdown within the New World. Actions embrace “Tea with Mrs. Penn,” seventeenth century cooking, audio system, music and extra. Delaware Division of Historic and Cultural Affairs’ New Fortress Court docket Home Museum, 211 Delaware St., New Fortress. 10 a.m.–4 p.m. Free admission. 302-323-4453 or mailto:[email protected]

Saturday, Oct. 29, 2022
“Mysteries of Historical past.” Strolling tour explores the darker and extra uncommon historical past of Lewes. Delaware Division of Historic and Cultural Affairs’ Zwaanendael Museum, 102 Kings Freeway, Lewes. Excursions go away from the museum at 2 p.m. Free admission however, registration required and restricted to 12. 302-645-1148 or mailto:[email protected] no later than Oct. 28, 2022.

Remaining division program in September 2022

As well as, the division will probably be presenting the next packages through the the rest of September.

Saturday, Sept. 24, 2022
“The Battle of the Chesapeake.” Multi-media presentation by historic interpreter Tom Welch on how the French fleet beneath Adm. de Grasse paved the way in which for the give up of Gen. Cornwallis at Yorktown and the final word victory for the American forces over the British. Delaware Division of Historic and Cultural Affairs’ Previous State Home, 25 The Inexperienced, Dover. 1 p.m. 302-744-5054 or mailto:[email protected]

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Friday, Sept. 30, 2022
“Effectively Seasoned Heirlooms.” On this digital collection, historic-site interpreter Kimberly Fritsch of the Delaware Division of Historic and Cultural Affairs’ New Fortress Court docket Home Museum shines a highlight on the practices, recipes and girls all through Delaware historical past as they converse to us by way of their meals. Cookbooks turned a manner for ladies to move alongside their legacy and convey a way of what was essential of their tradition, day by day lives and, even, climate occurrences and occasions of the time. Program streamed reside through Zoom. Midday. Free however registration required by going to the next: https://historical past.delaware.gov/2022/08/01/hca-programs-sept-2022/.  302-323-4453 or mailto:[email protected]

 

Administered by the Division of Historic and Cultural Affairs, the 5 museums of the State of Delaware — the John Dickinson Plantation, the Johnson Victrola Museum, the New Fortress Court docket Home Museum, The Previous State Home and the Zwaanendael Museum — inform the story of the First State’s contributions to the historical past and tradition of the US. By way of excursions, displays and particular packages, the museums shine a highlight on Delaware’s distinctive historical past and the varied individuals who got here to reside there. The museums are accredited by the American Alliance of Museums. The New Fortress Court docket Home Museum and the John Dickinson Plantation are companion websites of the First State Nationwide Historic Park. The Previous State Home is situated on the Dover Inexperienced, one other companion website of the park. Go to the next for a long-term calendar of division-sponsored occasions.


The Division of Historic and Cultural Affairs is an company of the State of Delaware. The division enhances Delaware’s high quality of life by preserving the state’s distinctive historic heritage, fostering neighborhood stability and financial vitality and offering instructional packages and help to the general public on Delaware historical past. The division’s various array of providers consists of operation of 5 museums, administration of the State Historic Preservation Workplace, conservation of the State’s archaeological and historic-objects collections, operation of a convention middle and administration of historic properties throughout the state. Major funding for division packages and providers is offered by annual appropriations from the Delaware Normal Meeting and grants from the Nationwide Park Service, Division of the Inside, a federal company. Nonetheless, the contents and opinions expressed within the division’s packages and providers don’t essentially mirror the views and insurance policies of the Division of the Inside.

Contact:
Jim Yurasek
Delaware Division of Historic and Cultural Affairs
Telephone: 302-577-5170
E-mail: [email protected]
Internet: http://historical past.delaware.gov

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