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*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 […]