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.


September 2019



Friday, September 6, 2019, 5:00 - 8:30 p.m.
Art Loop Wilmington
Delaware History Museum

Experience Wilmington's signature arts and creative community. Guided tours available. 


Saturday, September 21, 2019, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Research Library, Open Research


Saturday, September 21, 2019
FREE for Teachers!
Read House & Gardens, 10 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Delaware History Museum, 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Teachers, did you know that you can visit the Delaware History Museum in Wilmington 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!


Saturday, September 21, 2019, 10:00 am

Children's Read-Along - Read House & Gardens

Join us for a FREE children's read-along in the gardens of the George Read House, a National Historic Landmark. Recommended ages: 4-8

After the program, all are invited to stay and explore the grounds or take a tour of the historic mansion. September 21st is Smithsonian Museum Day - enjoy free admission! 
The Read House & Gardens is located at 42 The Strand, New Castle, DE 19720


Thursday, September 26, 2019, 6:00 pm
Delaware History Museum, 504 N Market St.

New Directions in African American History Series

In The Struggle Is Eternal: Gloria Richardson and Black Liberation (The University Press of Kentucky, 2018), Dr. Joseph R. Fitzgerald, Assistant Professor of History and Political Science, Cabrini University, profiles Gloria Richardson, a prominent civil rights activist and leader of the Cambridge Nonviolent Action Committee (CNAC) in Cambridge, Maryland.  

Join us in a facilitated discussion led by UD History Ph.D. candidate and filmmaker Ethan Barnett as we learn more about the life of Gloria Richardson. The presentation will be followed by a book signing, copies will be available for purchase in the museum gift shop.

Admission is FREE.
Registration is requested. Please click here to register

Complimentary parking courtesy of Colonial Parking
at their lot located on the corner of 6th and Shipley Street.


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


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

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