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.


August 2019



Friday, August 2, 2019, 5:00 - 8:30 p.m.
Art Loop Wilmington
Delaware History Museum

Experience Wilmington's signature arts and creative community. Guided tours available. 


Saturday, August 17, 2019, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Research Library, Open Research


Saturday, August 17, 2019
FREE for Teachers!
Read House & Gardens, 10 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Delaware History Museum, 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Teachers, did you know that you can visit the Delaware History Museum in Wilmington 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!


Wednesday, August 21, 2019, 6:00 pm

A Revolutionary Reunion! William Dansey exhibit opening

On August 21, the Dansey flag, letters, and a portrait of William Dansey on loan from the Duke of Wellington's Regiment Museum in England will be on display at the Delaware History Museum, together for the first time in the U.S. In September, they will travel to the Museum of the American Revolution in Philadelphia, where they will be included in a new exhibit called "Cost of Revolution."

Dr. David Young, Executive Director of the Delaware Historical Society, will be joined by Dr. R. Scott Stephenson, President and CEO of the Museum of the American Revolution for the exhibit opening, which is free and open to the public. Please join us for this special event!
Registration requested by emailing


Thursday, August 22, 2019, 6:00 pm
Delaware History Museum, 504 N Market St.

Harry N. Baetjer III Junior Fellows Program Final Presentations

Join us on August 22nd for brief presentations and a panel discussion with this year's six outstanding fellows! A reception will follow. Free and open to the public. For more details and to RSVP, please click here


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


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