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Delaware History Makers Award 2021

July 7, 2021 — The 2021 Delaware History Makers Award Honoring Velma P. Scantlebury, M.D., Former Associate Director of the Kidney Transplant Program at Christiana Care will take place on [...]

The Delaware History Museum, Mitchell Center, Old Town Hall, and the Research Library Re-Opening June 16th

We are pleased to welcome you back to the Delaware Historical Society! Please note that all guests are required to wear masks while touring the museum. Your tour time is [...]

Read House & Gardens Open Air Tours

OPEN-AIR TOURS: Saturdays & Sundays at 11 a.m. & 1:30 p.m. Beginning April 17, 2021 Join us for a guided walk departing Saturdays and Sundays from the Read House steps. […]

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Delaware History Makers Award 2021

July 7, 2021 — The 2021 Delaware History Makers Award Honoring Velma P. Scantlebury, M.D., Former Associate Director of the Kidney Transplant Program at Christiana Care will take place on [...]
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The Delaware History Museum, Mitchell Center, Old Town Hall, and the Research Library Re-Opening June 16th

We are pleased to welcome you back to the Delaware Historical Society! Please note that all guests are required to wear masks while touring the museum. Your tour time is [...]
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Read House & Gardens Open Air Tours

OPEN-AIR TOURS: Saturdays & Sundays at 11 a.m. & 1:30 p.m. Beginning April 17, 2021 Join us for a guided walk departing Saturdays and Sundays from the Read House steps. […]

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Read House & Gardens HVAC Project Completion

March 15, 2021 – The Delaware Historical Society is pleased to announce that the National Historic Landmark George Read II House has completed an innovative and historically sensitive mechanical upgrade […]

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Black History Month with the Jane and Littleton Mitchell Center for African American Heritage

January 21, 2021 – The Mitchell Center continues to be strengthened by community partnerships that support our mission of collecting, preserving, and sharing to the public Delaware’s African American History. […]

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Delaware National History Day Winners Announced

APRIL 30, 2020, Contest Held Online Due to Pandemic – COVID-19 did not stop Delaware students from researching and preparing projects for the Delaware National History Day state contest, which […]

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The Delaware Historical Society’s Response to Covid-19

MARCH 27, 2020 – The Delaware Historical Society is temporarily closed to the public as a precaution related to the COVID-19 outbreak. All scheduled programs and events have been cancelled […]

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Message to the community

March 12, 2020 – We want you to assure you that Delaware Historical Society, Read House & Gardens, and Mitchell Center for African American Heritage are dedicated to the health […]

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Read House To Stage Modern Photography Exhibit in Historic Mansion

New Castle, DE – The Read House & Gardens is looking to show historic houses through new sets of eyes. A National Historic Landmark campus of the Delaware Historical Society, the federal-style […]

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Delaware Historical Society and the Mitchell Center Statement on Racial Justice

June 2, 2020 – The Delaware Historical Society and The Jane and Littleton Mitchell Center for African American Heritage stand in solidarity with the African American community and everyone who […]

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Delaware History Makers Award 2021

July 7, 2021 — The 2021 Delaware History Makers Award Honoring Velma P. Scantlebury, M.D., Former Associate Director of the Kidney Transplant Program at Christiana Care will take place on [...]
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The Delaware History Museum, Mitchell Center, Old Town Hall, and the Research Library Re-Opening June 16th

We are pleased to welcome you back to the Delaware Historical Society! Please note that all guests are required to wear masks while touring the museum. Your tour time is [...]
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Read House & Gardens Open Air Tours

OPEN-AIR TOURS: Saturdays & Sundays at 11 a.m. & 1:30 p.m. Beginning April 17, 2021 Join us for a guided walk departing Saturdays and Sundays from the Read House steps. […]

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Read House & Gardens HVAC Project Completion

March 15, 2021 – The Delaware Historical Society is pleased to announce that the National Historic Landmark George Read II House has completed an innovative and historically sensitive mechanical upgrade […]

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Logo for the Mitchell Center for African American Heritage

Black History Month with the Jane and Littleton Mitchell Center for African American Heritage

January 21, 2021 – The Mitchell Center continues to be strengthened by community partnerships that support our mission of collecting, preserving, and sharing to the public Delaware’s African American History. […]

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Delaware National History Day Winners Announced

APRIL 30, 2020, Contest Held Online Due to Pandemic – COVID-19 did not stop Delaware students from researching and preparing projects for the Delaware National History Day state contest, which […]

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The Delaware Historical Society’s Response to Covid-19

MARCH 27, 2020 – The Delaware Historical Society is temporarily closed to the public as a precaution related to the COVID-19 outbreak. All scheduled programs and events have been cancelled […]

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Message to the community

March 12, 2020 – We want you to assure you that Delaware Historical Society, Read House & Gardens, and Mitchell Center for African American Heritage are dedicated to the health […]

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Read House To Stage Modern Photography Exhibit in Historic Mansion

New Castle, DE – The Read House & Gardens is looking to show historic houses through new sets of eyes. A National Historic Landmark campus of the Delaware Historical Society, the federal-style […]

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Delaware Historical Society and the Mitchell Center Statement on Racial Justice

June 2, 2020 – The Delaware Historical Society and The Jane and Littleton Mitchell Center for African American Heritage stand in solidarity with the African American community and everyone who […]

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