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Date Posted: Tuesday, September 3rd, 2019

Due to the Amish Bike Tour, the Mabel Lloyd Ridgely Research Room will be closed on Saturday, September 7th.

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Date Posted: Monday, July 22nd, 2019

On Saturday, August 3, at 10:30 a.m. Hagley Museum Historian Lucas R. Clawson will return to the Delaware Public Archives to present a program about the DuPont Company’s role in the creation of America’s first atom bomb. The DuPont Company played a major part in arming and equipping America’s military during World War II. Though […]

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Date Posted: Wednesday, July 10th, 2019

Following the passage of House Bill 114, the Delaware Public Archives will service Delaware marriage certificates up to 1968.

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Date Posted: Tuesday, June 25th, 2019

On Saturday, July 6, at 10:30 a.m. the Delaware Public Archives will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Landing on the Moon with a program at the Archives by former NASA engineer Jack Clemons. Focusing on his experiences working at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Clemons will provide an insider’s view of NASA’s Apollo […]

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Date Posted: Friday, May 24th, 2019

During the American Revolution, the Delaware Regiment established a record for military discipline, efficiency, and dependability on the battlefield. On Saturday, June 1, at 10:30 a.m. historian Charles (Chuck) Fithian will present a program at the Delaware Public Archives about this legendary military unit. The regiment’s characteristics and combat prowess in many ways reflected developments […]

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Date Posted: Thursday, March 28th, 2019

In 2019, the Delaware Department of Transportation marks 102 years of service to the residents of Delaware and all who travel throughout the First State. On Saturday, April 6, at 10:30 a.m. Jennifer Cohan, Secretary of Delaware Department of Transportation will present a program at the Delaware Public Archives focusing on the history of this […]

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Date Posted: Wednesday, February 20th, 2019

On Saturday, March 2, 10:30 a.m. author Kathy Canavan will return to the Delaware Public Archives to present a program titled “The Forgotten Women of the Lincoln Assassination.” Among the persons this presentation will focus upon are the first female theater owner in America, the First Lady who was committed to a mental institution, the […]

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Date Posted: Wednesday, January 2nd, 2019

The du Pont family has been closely tied to Delaware history from 1802 to the present. But have you ever wondered who they are? How they came to Delaware and ended up running one of the nation’s most prominent chemical companies? On Saturday, January 5, 10:30 a.m., at the Delaware Public Archives, Lucas R. Clawson […]

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Date Posted: Wednesday, October 10th, 2018

On Saturday, October 20, 1:00 p.m. the Delaware Public Archives will host a program focusing on the year 1968. While the Archives presented a program earlier in the year about the life and death of Martin Luther King, Jr., this special, expanded program will take a closer look at other major events in the pivotal […]

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Date Posted: Friday, September 28th, 2018

Looking for a way to preserve important documents, photos and videos for future generations? On Saturday, October 6 at 10:30 a.m., the Delaware Public Archives will present a program discussing how to preserve photographs, documents, and digital memories. You will leave this program with the knowledge needed to care for and preserve your irreplaceable memories. […]

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