Upcoming Events

*SOLD OUT* The Trail to Desegregation: A Journey to Freedom and Equality

Howard High School 401 East 12th Street, Wilmington, DE, United States

A project by Karen M. Ingram as a partial fulfillment of the University of Delaware's Master of Arts Degree requirements.   May 18, 2024 | 8:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Howard High School, 401 East 12th St., Wilmington, Delaware   Registration is required and seating is limited. Register here: http://weblink.donorperfect.com/TrailToDesegregation     This half-day narrated bus and […]

From the Ashes: The Great Fire and the Growth of the Read House Garden

Read House & Gardens 42 The Strand, New Castle, DE, United States

Join our Curator of Education, Debbie Harper, during A Day in Old New Castle to learn about the 1824 fire in Old New Castle and its effects on the development of the Read House & Gardens. The brief walk and talk will be held throughout the day at 11:00, 1:00, and 3:00 with time for […]

History and Humanity of the WWII Japanese American Experience

Delaware History Museum

Join the Delaware Historical Society and Huxley & Hiro Booksellers to mark Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month with a special presentation of "History and Humanity of the WWII Japanese American Experience." Kent Matsumoto and Constance Hays Matsumoto are co-authors of the WWII historical novel Of White Ashes, inspired by the true stories of […]

Queering Rehoboth Beach

Huxley and Hiro 419 N. Market St., Wilmington, DE

The Delaware Historical Society and Huxley & Hiro Booksellers present "Queering Rehoboth Beach," an author event with James Sears. "Create a More Positive Rehoboth” was a decades-long goal for progress and inclusiveness in a charming beach town in southern Delaware. Rehoboth, which was established in the 19th century as a Methodist Church meeting camp, has, […]