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Free Presentation: “A Culinary History of Southern Delaware”

Delaware Public Archives 121 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. N., Dover, DE

FREE PRESENTATION “A Culinary History of Southern Delaware” Date: Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019 Time: 10:30 a.m. Location: Delaware Public Archives – 121 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. N. – Dover, DE 19901 www.archives.delaware.gov Presenter: Denise Clemons Historic farms and waterways crisscross Southern Delaware, connecting its residents to a set of rich culinary traditions. The original […]

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Free Presentation: “Historic Movie Theaters in Delaware”

Delaware Public Archives 121 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. N., Dover, DE

FREE PRESENTATION “Historic Movie Theaters of Delaware” Date: Saturday, Sept. 14, 2019 Time: 10:30 a.m. Location: Delaware Public Archives – 121 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. N. – Dover, DE 19901 www.archives.delaware.gov Presenter: Micheal Nazarewycz From the opera house and movie palace to the modern multiplex, the big screen in Delaware is more than a […]

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Free Presentation: “DuPont and the Manhattan Project”

Delaware Public Archives 121 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. N., Dover, DE

FREE PRESENTATION “DuPont and the Manhattan Project” Date: Saturday, Aug. 3, 2019 Time: 10:30 a.m. Location: Delaware Public Archives – 121 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. N. – Dover, DE 19901 www.archives.delaware.gov Presenter: Lucas R. Clawson The DuPont Company played a major role in arming and equipping America’s military during World War II. Though better […]

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Free Presentation: “Catching Apollo”

Delaware Public Archives 121 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. N., Dover, DE

FREE PRESENTATION “Catching Apollo” Date: Saturday, July 6, 2019 Time: 10:30 a.m. Location: Delaware Public Archives – 121 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. N. – Dover, DE 19901 www.archives.delaware.gov Presenter: Jack Clemons An insider's view of NASA's Apollo Moon Program, an informative and entertaining account of life as a young engineer working on the greatest […]

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Historic Preservation Symposium

Delaware Public Archives 121 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. N., Dover, DE

Daylong series of programs exploring disaster preparedness, issues regarding elevating historic properties in flood-prone areas and National Register nominations. The Delaware Room, Delaware Public Archives, 121 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. North, Dover. 9 a.m.–4:30 p.m. Free admission but, due to space restrictions, reservations are required by calling 302-736-7400 no later than June 19, 2019.

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Free Presentation: “An Unsurpassed Soldiery: The Delaware Regiment During the American Revolution”

Delaware Public Archives 121 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. N., Dover, DE

FREE PRESENTATION “An Unsurpassed Soldiery: The Delaware Regiment During the American Revolution” Date: Saturday, June 1, 2019 Time: 10:30 a.m. Location: Delaware Public Archives – 121 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. N. – Dover, DE 19901 www.archives.delaware.gov Presenter: Charles Fithian During the American Revolution, the Delaware Regiment established a record for military discipline, efficiency, and […]

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Free Tour: “Behind the Scenes Tour of the Delaware Public Archives”

Delaware Public Archives 121 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. N., Dover, DE

FREE PRESENTATION “Behind the Scenes Tour of the Delaware Public Archives” Date: Saturday, May 4, 2019 Time: 1:30 p.m. Location: Delaware Public Archives – 121 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. N. – Dover, DE 19901 www.archives.delaware.gov If you were born, married, or attended public school in Delaware, eventually the Delaware Public Archives (DPA) will receive […]

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Free Presentation: “Celebrating the History of the Department of Transportation”

Delaware Public Archives 121 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. N., Dover, DE

FREE PRESENTATION “Celebrating the History of the Department of Transportation” Date: Saturday, April 6, 2019 Time: 10:30 a.m. Location: Delaware Public Archives – 121 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. N. – Dover, DE 19901 www.archives.delaware.gov Presenter: Jennifer Cohan, Secretary of Delaware Department of Transportation In 1917, the Delaware General Assembly passed the Highway Act of […]

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FREE PRESENTATION “The Rosedale Beach Hotel and Resort”

Delaware Public Archives 121 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. N., Dover, DE

FREE PRESENTATION “The Rosedale Beach Hotel and Resort” Date: Saturday, February 2, 2019 Time: 10:30 a.m. Location: Delaware Public Archives – 121 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. N. – Dover, DE 19901 www.archives.delaware.gov Presenter: Tamara Jubilee-Shaw In the pre-integration era of the 20th century, there were very few places for people of color to go […]

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FREE PRESENTATION “The du Pont Family: A Brief Introduction”

Delaware Public Archives 121 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. N., Dover, DE

FREE PRESENTATION “The du Pont Family: A Brief Introduction” Date: Saturday, January 5, 2019 Time: 10:30 a.m. Location: Delaware Public Archives – 121 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. N. – Dover, DE 19901 www.archives.delaware.gov Presenter: Lucas R. Clawson The du Pont family have been closely tied to Delaware history from 1802 to the present. But […]

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A Look Back at 1968

Delaware Public Archives 121 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. N., Dover, DE

A Look Back at 1968 On Saturday, October 20, 1:00 p.m. the Delaware Public Archives will host a program focusing on the year 1968. While the Archives presented a program earlier in the year about the life and death of Martin Luther King, Jr., this special, expanded program will take a closer look at other […]

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FREE PRESENTATION: “Du Pont and the American Civil War”

Delaware Public Archives 121 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. N., Dover, DE

Du Pont was the nation’s most prominent black powder manufacturer on the eve of the Civil War. In this program, Lucas R. Clawson will examine the company’s role during the conflict. When fighting broke out in 1861, the Federal Government called on Du Pont to make black powder for the Army and Navy as well […]

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