Delaware Public Media

Culture, Lifestyle & Sports

Delaware Public Media's coverage of the stories and people that make the First State unique, including its hometown sports scene.

History Matters digs into the Delaware Historical Society’s archives each month to explore connections between key people, places, and events in history and present-day news.

The Hagley Museum lies on a plot of land on the western bank of The Brandywine River just north of where it intersects with Route 141.

History Matters digs into the Delaware Historical Society’s archives each month to explore connections between key people, places, and events in history and present-day news.

Photo courtesy: Delaware Public Archives

History Matters digs into the Delaware Historical Society’s archives each month to explore connections between key people, places, and events in history and present-day news.

Last month’s 70th anniversary of the D-Day invasion brought a renewed interest in World War II history, including here in the First State.

In this month’s History Matters, Delaware Public Media visited the Delaware Public Archives for a look at its “Delaware during World War II” exhibit.

History Matters digs into the Delaware Historical Society’s archives each month to explore connections between key people, places, and events in history and present-day news.

"Ocean: A body of water occupying two-thirds of a world made for man — who has no gills." - Ambrose Bierce

Story: Pam George

Video: Ben Szmidt

Delaware Public Media

History Matters digs into the Delaware Historical Society’s archives each month to explore connections between key people, places, and events in history and present-day news.

With the annual St. Anthony’s Italian Festival just over a week away, this month’s History Matters heads to the festival’s home: Wilmington’s Little Italy.

Delaware Public Media

History Matters digs into the Delaware Historical Society’s archives each month to explore connections between key people, places, and events in history and present-day news.

In honor of the Delaware Historical Society celebrating its 150th anniversary next month, April's History Matters examines how the DHS came to be, where it is now, and where group intends to go in the future.

History Matters digs into the Delaware Historical Society’s archives each month to explore connections between key people, places, and events in history and present-day news.

March’s History Matters looks at the life and legacy of Thelma Young, a woman who helped to pave the way for women and African Americans in Delaware.

Mayor Dennis Williams and other city officials hosted the official rededication ceremony at the renovated Peter Spencer Plaza in Wilmington this morning.

The city spent almost a million dollars upgrading the plaza, which was named for the 19th-century African American leader commonly known as the father of the independent black church movement.

Delaware Public Media

History Matters digs into the Delaware Historical Society’s archives each month to explore connections between key people, places, and events in history and present-day news.

February’s History Matters examines an item offering new insight into Delaware State University’s past.

History Matters digs into the Delaware Historical Society’s archives each month to explore connections between key people, places, and events in history and present-day news.

January’s History Matters visits the David Sarnoff Library collection at the Hagley Museum and Library to examine one man's impact on communication technology.

Pages