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Upcoming Events


Saturday, June 6, 2020 at 10:30 am




Event:
History of the 2nd Delaware Volunteer Infantry Regiment (Details Forthcoming)
Location:
Delaware Public Archives
121 MLK JR BLVD N
Dover, Delaware
Details:

Taylor Reynolds, a member of the Delaware Public Archives staff, will be presenting on the history of the 2nd Delaware Volunteer Infantry, a prominent Delaware Regiment during the American Civil War. The 2nd was formed in Wilmington, Delaware in 1861, and would go on to gain a distinguished reputation within the Army of the Potomac…



Saturday, July 4, 2020 at 10:30 am




Event:
The Story of the Declaration of Independence (Details Forthcoming)
Location:
Delaware Public Archives
121 MLK JR BLVD N
Dover, Delaware
Details:

Presenter: Daniel Pritchett This Fourth of July program will focus on the story behind the creation of one of America’s most treasured documents, The Declaration of Independence. Local historian Dan Pritchett will present the background of how and why this famous document was created during a critical time of the American Revolution. Included in this…



Saturday, August 1, 2020 at 10:30 am




Event:
“Left Newport … Before Daylight and March’d to Chads Ford”: The Landscape of Conflict before the Battle of Brandywine, 1777 (Details Forthcoming)
Location:
Delaware Public Archives
121 MLK JR BLVD N
Dover, Delaware
Details:

Presenter: Wade P. Catts Almost 250 years ago, prior to the Battle of Brandywine, the American and British armies maneuvered across a landscape familiar to many Delawareans and Pennsylvanians. Today a suburban and rural landscape, in the days before the battle, this portion of New Castle County and neighboring Chester County was a landscape of…



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