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.


 November  2018



FREE Noontime Concerts
Thursdays: November 1, 8, 15, 2018: 12:30 - 1:00 p.m.
Old Town Hall

November 1 - Taggart Grycky Duo

November 8 - Sharon Sable

November 15 - The Copeland String Quartet with Grant Youngblood

Take a break from the office, bring your lunch and enjoy a bit of FREE beautiful mid-day music.


Friday, November 2, 2018, 5:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Art Loop Wilmington
Delaware History Museum

Experience Wilmington's signature arts and creative community! Details.


Saturday, November 17, 2018, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Research Library, Open Research


Saturday, November 17, 2018
FREE for Teachers!
Read House & Gardens, 10:00 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 and the Read House & Gardens in New Castle 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, November 17, 2018
Timothy Welbeck, No City for Young Men
Mitchell Center for African American Heritage
2:00 p.m. - Hip Hop Playlist Party
6:00 p.m. - No City for Young Men: Hip-Hop and the Narrative of Marginalization, Public Presentation and Album-signing

Timothy Welbeck is Philadelphia-based attorney, professor, hip-hop artist, and contributing writer.  From 2 to 4 p.m., he will play cuts from his most recent release, No City for Young Men, and discuss his work as a hip-hop artist with visitors to the museum in the Mitchell Center Theater.  At 6 p.m. he will present No City for Young Men: Hip-Hop and the Narrative of Marginalization, and sign copies of his album.Both programs are Free and Walk-ins welcome!  Details.

Monday, November 19, 2018, 6:00 p.m.
Reading Group
Research Library, Meeting Room

Join us for a discussion on Reporter: A Memoir by Seymour M. Hersh. Details.
All are welcome!

2018 Thanksgiving Schedule
Thursday, November 22, all Society sites are closed.
Friday, November 23, Society Administrative Offices and Research Library are closed.
Friday, November 23, Society museums, including the Delaware History Museum, Mitchell Center for African American Heritage, Old Town Hall and the Read House & Gardens will be open normal hours -
click here to visit!

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  

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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.