Delaware Historical Society Staff

Administration and Support Group
Dr. David W. Young, Executive Director
Rachael Mead, Executive Assistant
Richard Humphrey, Bookkeeper
Thomas Jones, Facilities Associate

Advancement and Communications Group
Karen Kegelman, Advancement Officer
Annette Bristow, Technology/Design Associate


Collections and Access Group
Leigh Rifenburg, Chief Curator
Jennifer Potts, Curator of Objects
Edward Richi, Curator of Printed Media
Bill Robinson, Preservation Librarian
Laura Earls, Graduate Assistant (MA student, University of Delaware)

Education and Inspiration Group
Dr. Angela Winand, Head-Mitchell Center for African American Heritage & Diversity Programs
Rebecca Fay, Head-Delaware History Museum Programs and National History Day
Siri Nesheim, Visitor Services Manager, Delaware History Museum

Read House & Gardens
Brenton Grom, Director
Ryan Bachman, Graduate Assistant (PhD, University of Delaware)

[Vacant], Head of Read House & Gardens Educational Programs (click for details)
[Vacant], Visitor Services Manager (click for details)

2018 Harry N. Baetjer III Junior Fellows
Evan Ciekco (International Baccalaureate Program, Mount Pleasant HS)
Marshall Cole (Homeschooled)
Hollis du Pont (Episcopal Academy)
Whitney Grinnage-Cassidy (Ursuline Academy)
Jane Lyons (Ursuline Academy)


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.