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If a program or event you were planning to attend does not appear below, it has been cancelled or postponed.  Please continue to monitor our calendar and website for the most up to date information.  Feel free to contact us with any questions.
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History Book Festival 2021: Honorée Fanonne Jeffers 5:00 pm
History Book Festival 2021: Honorée Fanonne Jeffers
Sep 2 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
History Book Festival 2021: Honorée Fanonne Jeffers
In the author’s first novel, Ailey Pearl Garfield, a young African American woman, seeks to come to terms with her identity by journeying through her family’s past, uncovering tales of generations of ancestors—Indigenous, Black, and[...]
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We Have Been Here Before: Delmarva During the 1918 Pandemic 3:45 pm
History Book Festival 2021: Matt Siegel 5:00 pm
History Book Festival 2021: Matt Siegel
Sep 9 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
History Book Festival 2021: Matt Siegel
These days, what and where we eat says as much about us as the clothes we wear or the places we live, and social media has allowed us to share our private food experiences as[...]
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Meleko Mokgosi: Panel Discussion 5:00 pm
Meleko Mokgosi: Panel Discussion
Sep 10 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Meleko Mokgosi: Panel Discussion
 Painting from ‘The social revolution of our time cannot take its poetry from the past but only from the poetry of the future’ (2019) Meleko Mokgosi Panel discussion with artist Meleko Mokgosi, curator Kristen Hileman,[...]
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Singing Workers: American Occupational Folk Songs 2:30 pm
Singing Workers: American Occupational Folk Songs @ New Castle Court House Museum and Historic Green
Sep 11 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
 
Hale Byrnes House Summer and Fall Talks: “What the French Soldiers Ate During the American Revolution” 7:30 pm
Hale Byrnes House Summer and Fall Talks: “What the French Soldiers Ate During the American Revolution”
Sep 11 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Hale Byrnes House Summer and Fall Talks: "What the French Soldiers Ate During the American Revolution"
American Revolution Round Table of Northern Delaware “What the French Soldiers Ate During the American Revolution.” Speaker: Eric Simonis Well-behaved children always welcomed $5 at the door includes coffee, tea & dessert
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CSI: The Historical Edition 12:00 pm
CSI: The Historical Edition @ New Castle Court House Museum
Sep 12 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
 
Hale Byrnes House Summer and Fall Talks: “Lafayette in Delaware” 3:00 pm
Hale Byrnes House Summer and Fall Talks: “Lafayette in Delaware”
Sep 12 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Hale Byrnes House Summer and Fall Talks: "Lafayette in Delaware"
Talks on the Terrace – Lafayette’s Birthday “Lafayette in Delaware” Speaker: Bill Knightly Well-behaved children always welcomed $5 at the door includes coffee, tea & dessert
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Distant Discussions 12:00 pm
Distant Discussions
Sep 23 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm
When you can’t go outside, what do you miss most? Join us for a short discussion of the poem “Housebound” by Betsy Unger. This Literature and Medicine themed session is co-hosted by the Department of[...]
History Book Festival: The Invention of Miracles by Katie Booth 5:00 pm
History Book Festival: The Invention of Miracles by Katie Booth
Sep 23 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
History Book Festival: The Invention of Miracles by Katie Booth
Many think of Alexander Graham Bell as the inventor of the telephone, but as the son of a deaf woman (and, later, husband to another), his goal in life from adolescence was to teach deaf[...]
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Iron Hill Powwow 2021 10:00 am
Iron Hill Powwow 2021 @ Iron Hill Museum
Sep 25 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Iron Hill Powwow 2021 @ Iron Hill Museum
Iron Hill Powwow 2021!! SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 25, 2021 AT 10 AM EDT – 5 PM EDT Learn about contemporary and traditional Native American culture, through song, dance, crafts, and exhibits. BRING A LAWN CHAIR &[...]
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History Book Festival: Unceasing Militant: the Life of Mary Church Terrell by Alison M. Parker 5:00 pm
History Book Festival: Unceasing Militant: the Life of Mary Church Terrell by Alison M. Parker
Sep 30 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
History Book Festival: Unceasing Militant: the Life of Mary Church Terrell by Alison M. Parker
Born into slavery during the Civil War, Mary Church Terrell (1863–1954) would become one of the most prominent activists of her time, with a career bridging the late 19th century to the civil rights movement[...]