Ongoing, Wilmington Campus
Between the Rivers, Walking Tours of Wilmington's Historic District - the Delaware Historical Society is pleased to offer reserved guided tours of Wilmington's historic Market Street.


        July 2018



Please note: the DHS Research Library will operate on a modified summer schedule through September 14, 2018 to accommodate new leadership and restructuring. Library staff will continue to assist visitors and provide reference, image reproduction, and research services during this time. We appreciate your interest, and look forward to resuming our regular hours in the fall.

Research Library Summer Hours:
Mondays, 11:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Tuesday, Wednesdays, CLOSED
Thursday, Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Open third Saturday of every month, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.


Wednesday, July 4, 2018
All Society sites closed for Independence Day!


Thursday, July 5, 2018, 6:00 p.m.
Frederick Douglass, "What to the slave is the Fourth of July?"
Mitchell Center for African American Heritage

Visit the Society's Mitchell Center for a special performance of excerpts from Frederick Douglass’ speech, “What to the slave is the Fourth of July?,” as interpreted by Ron Whittington. Details.


Saturday, July 21, 2018, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Research Library, Open Research

Saturday, July 21, 2018, 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
FREE for Teachers!
Delaware History Museum

Teachers, did you know that you can visit the Delaware History Museum free of charge on the third Saturday of every month? When you visit, just have proof of employment to enjoy the Society's current and permanent exhibitions. See you there!


Please visit as more programs are added to the Society's schedule!






Delaware History Museum   |  Mitchell Center for African American Heritage   |   Old Town Hall   |   Research Library   |   Willingtown Square    |   Read House & Gardens  

(302) 655-7161
505 N. Market Street, Wilmington, DE 19801
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The Delaware Historical Society is the statewide, non-profit organization that explores, preserves, shares, and promotes Delaware history, heritage, and culture to strengthen our community.