Delaware Historical Society Reading Group

The Delaware Historical Society Reading Group meets periodically to discuss a wide range of books about Delaware, U.S., and world history. Each meeting features a presentation of materials from the Society's collections that relate to the book. Group members select the book and date for each meeting.

New members are always welcome!

Monday, May 20, 2019
5:30 - 7:30 p.m.

Research Library Meeting Room
505 N. Market Street, Wilmington, DE 19801


This month the group will focus on how America has dealt with the memory of the Civil War from scholarly and contemporary perspectives by discussing two books:

Beyond the Battlefield: Race, Memory, and the American Civil War (2002) by David W. Blight and

In the Shadow of the Statues: A White Southerner Confronts History (2018) by Mitch Landrieu


Beyond the Battlefield by David W. Blight     In the Shadow of Statues by Mitch Landrieu


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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.