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National History Day in Delaware Competition Brings Students Grades 6-12 Together Over Shared Appreciation of History

Delaware Historical Society Sponsors National History Day in Delaware Students on Their Journey to National Competition, Developing Key Skills Along the Way April 30, 2022 – The Delaware Historical Society [...]

Delaware Historical Society Debuts Public Digital Collections

Digital Images and Documents From the Society’s Collections Aid Researchers in Locating and Discovering Historical Sources March 15, 2022 – Delaware Historical Society (DHS) announces the launch of their new [...]

Delaware Historical Society Launching a New Video Series, Speaking of Delaware…

February 3, 2022 - Join us on the first Thursday of every month as we discover the human side of history. Learn about the many voices and fascinating life stories [...]

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National History Day in Delaware Competition Brings Students Grades 6-12 Together Over Shared Appreciation of History

Delaware Historical Society Sponsors National History Day in Delaware Students on Their Journey to National Competition, Developing Key Skills Along the Way April 30, 2022 – The Delaware Historical Society [...]
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Delaware Historical Society Debuts Public Digital Collections

Digital Images and Documents From the Society’s Collections Aid Researchers in Locating and Discovering Historical Sources March 15, 2022 – Delaware Historical Society (DHS) announces the launch of their new [...]

Delaware Historical Society Launching a New Video Series, Speaking of Delaware…

February 3, 2022 - Join us on the first Thursday of every month as we discover the human side of history. Learn about the many voices and fascinating life stories [...]

Delaware Historical Society’s Digital Collections Go Live!

February 1, 2022 - One of our most frequently asked questions is how to view Delaware Historical Society (DHS) collections online. Now you can! Today, our digital collections go live! Search [...]
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Delaware Student-Teacher Team Chosen for National History Day Summer Institute in Hawaiʻi

Cab Calloway School of the Arts teacher Erin Sullivan and student Ivy Hoffman, 2021 January 31, 2022 - National History Day and Pearl Harbor Historic Sites Provide Learning, Research, and [...]

National History Day in Delaware 2022 to Take Place on April 30

Save the date! National History Day in Delaware in taking place on Saturday April 30, 2022 at Newark High School (venue subject to change due to COVID-19 restrictions). National History […]

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. [...]

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 […]