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

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Delaware Public Archives is offering a chance to learn more about the DuPont Company’s role in the Civil War Saturday.

Delaware Public Archives is featuring a “behind the scenes” tour of the facility during the Dover Days Festival Saturday, May 5.


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Wednesday marks 50 years since Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was fatally shot at the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, Tennessee.

The Delaware Public Archives will host a remembrance for King on Saturday, April 7.



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This weekend, Delaware Public Archives celebrates the start of Women’s History month with a presentation called “Silent Sentinels.”

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The Delaware Public Archives opened its Great War in The First State exhibition this week—honoring the contributions made by Delawareans during World War I.

Delaware political junkies will have plenty to explore as the state archives debuts a new exhibit exploring the history of Delaware’s governors.

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The town of Lewes played an unexpected role in a major scientific discovery about space in the 1700s. Now, the state is honoring that moment in history with a new public archives marker.



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The Delaware Public Archives is celebrating its 110th anniversary.

Gov. Jack Markell and other state officials helped mark the milestone today Wednesday at the State Archives building in Dover where a new exhibit chronicling the Archives’ history was unveiled.

Constitution Day is September 17 but the Delaware Public Archives is celebrating early with a program about the United States Constitution Saturday.

Retired Army Colonel and amateur historian Henry Foresman will explore how both John Dickinson and James Madison helped shape the Constitution and our early republic.