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The Rocks and the Underground Railroad

Delaware History Museum and Mitchell Center for African American Heritage 504 N Market Street, Wilmington

The Rocks and the Underground Railroad or What I Did in Pandemic Isolation – A Research Odyssey. 2022 marks the bicentennial of Harriet Tubman’s birth. Join us as we celebrate Harriet Tubman Day and discover Wilmington’s significance on the journey to freedom.   Register Below Please note: This is an in person event! Seating is […]

Free

African Americans of Wilmington’s East Side: A Book talk with author Hara Wright-Smith

Delaware History Museum and Mitchell Center for African American Heritage 504 N Market Street, Wilmington

Join us for a book talk with author Hara Wright-Smith, a free virtual event! Register Below   Wilmington’s East Side is the oldest residential community in the city. The first Swedish colony settled there in the 1600s, and over time, Jewish, Polish, and African American people followed. By the mid-1950s, the East Side emerged as […]

Free

Blood Drive at the Delaware Historical Society in Old Town Hall

Old Town Hall 512 N Market Street, Wilmington

In partnership with the Blood Bank of Delmarva, we will be hosting a blood drive in Old Town Hall.   Schedule an Appointment Below   Join us on January 5th to help fulfill the Blood Bank of Delmarva’s urgent need for donors. During WWI, Old Town Hall became a Red Cross Headquarters and throughout the […]