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.

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Saturday, May 5, 2018, 1:00 - 3:00 p.m.
World War I and America Writing Workshops
Delaware History Museum

Fifth in a series of six World War I-themed writing workshops that will draw on the Society's WWI collections and themes from The First State at the Front: WWI and the Road to Victorious Peace. Join us for an engaging and informative way to discover history! Details.

 

Thursday, May 10, 2018, 6:00 p.m.
Untapped History: World War I Tour & Tasting
Delaware History Museum

Immerse yourself in the stories and culture of the War to End All Wars.
Delaware Historical Society Curator of Objects Jennifer Potts and Frank’s Wines Certified Sommelier Derrick Kelley team up for a special tour and tasting of
The First State on the Front: WWI and the Road to Victorious Peace.
21 and over event.

Details and reservation information.

 

Saturday, May 19, 2018, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Research Library, Open Research

 

Saturday, May 19, 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!

 

Saturday, May 19, 2018, 1:00 - 3:00 p.m.
World War I and America Writing Workshops
Delaware History Museum

The final in a series of  World War I-themed writing workshops that will draw on the Society's WWI collections and themes from  The First State at the Front: WWI and the Road to Victorious Peace. Join us for an engaging and informative way to discover history!  Details.

 


Tuesday, May 22, 2018, 6:00 p.m.
New Directions in African American History with Dr. Robyn Spencer
Delaware History Museum

Dr. Robyn C. Spencer, Associate Professor, Department of History at Lehman College, City University of New York, will speak on her book, The Revolution Has Come:  Black Power, Gender, and the Black Panther Party in Oakland (Duke University Press, 2016). The presentation will be followed by a book signing.
Details and reservations.

Part of Wilmington 1968 programming schedule (click here for additional information and to view the 1968 video)  

 

through June 17, 2018
Crafting Identity
Read House & Gardens

A unique exhibit that highlights contemporary textile art along with works from the Society's collections to help visitors see how history shapes us and how we shape the stories we tell about the past. Details.

 

 

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

 

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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.