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Courtesty of the Delaware Historical Society

The week-long August Quarterly starts Sunday in Wilmington. The Delaware Historical Society kicks it off Saturday with a panel discussion on interfaith traditions and the Black Church.


Fort Delaware State Park in Delaware City is hosting an annual prisoner of war living history events this weekend.

 


The First State National Historical Park is moving toward turning what was once the state’s first county jail into a park office and visitor center.

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Persistent rain couldn’t keep the 99th annual Delaware State Fair from breaking one attendance record.

The Delaware Public Archives hosts a program about the impact smallpox had during the American Revolution this weekend.


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Research from the University of Delaware shows people have a tendency to stay committed to their investments even when they’re bad ones.


Courtesy of People's Festival

The annual tribute to reggae legend Bob Marley, the People’s Festival,  holds its 24th concert this Saturday in Wilmington.

It will be free for the first time this year, thanks in part to a new partnership with Live Nation, says festival co-founder Genny Pitts.


Hagley Museum and Library

Delawareans now have a way to travel back and get a taste of the First State’s past from those who lived in the Brandywine Valley throughout the late 19th Century and early 20th Century.

 

Delaware Public Media’s Kelli Steele spoke with Roger Horowitz, director of the Center for the History of Business Technology and Society at the Hagley Museum and Library, to gain some insight into its Brandywine Valley oral history project.

 

 


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Delaware’s State Capitol Building will turn red this weekend.

 

 


Delaware Forest Service

A historic picnic pavilion at Redden State Forest is once again open to the public.

 


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