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Virtual Screening: Frederick Douglass Speaks at Old Town Hall

Virtual Delaware

Virtual Screening: Frederick Douglass Speaks at Old Town Hall – To commemorate and reflect upon the July 4th holiday, the Mitchell Center for African American Heritage invites you to experience a masterful delivery of one of Frederick Douglass’s most powerful and well-known speeches, “What to the Slave is the Fourth of July?” by actor Carlo […]

The Mitchell Center Celebrates Juneteenth!

Tubman-Garrett Park Rosa Parks Dr, Wilmington

  The Jane and Littleton Mitchell Center for African American Heritage invites you to join us at the Juneteenth Freedom Festival presented by the Delaware Juneteenth Association on Monday, June 20, at Tubman-Garrett Riverfront Park from 12 pm to 6 pm! Visitors at our engagement table will learn about the resources and learning experiences offered […]

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 […]

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