Upcoming Events

A Trove of Traditions for the Lunar New Year

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

A Special Exhibit in partnership with the Chinese American Community Center Guest Curator Barbara Chi Hsiao Silber The Lunar New Year, also known as the Spring Festival, is the most important holiday in many Asian cultures. Written records suggest that the Chinese tradition of celebrating the Lunar New Year is over 2,300 years old. Although […]

*SOLD OUT* These Houses were Homes: 5 Generations of Black Community in Old New Castle

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

***SOLD OUT*** Thank you for your interest in this exciting event! Sign up here to be the first to know about future events.   Embark on a captivating journey with Melissa Benbow as she leads us through Old New Castle, unveiling the fascinating history of Black families and neighbors from the 19th to early 20th […]

“Landscapes of the Delaware Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Byway” by E. Lynn Dilliplane, 2023

Old Town Hall 512 N Market Street, Wilmington, DE, United States

Opening Reception & Photography Exhibit in Old Town Hall Join us in Old Town Hall for a reception to open a new exhibit, a photographic journey of the Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Byway. This exhibit features the work of award-winning Delaware photographer, Lynn Dilliplane. Learn more about this project and the Underground Railroad in Delaware […]

Against All Odds: The Ray Firmani Story

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

A Book Talk with author Mitch Topald Free Event! Registration required. Join the Delaware Historical Society and Huxley & Hiro Booksellers as we celebrate Wilmington's designation as a World War II Heritage City with Mitch Topal, author of Against All Odds: The Ray Firmani Story. Topal’s book is “a true story of combat, heroism, and […]