Latest Past Events

Harriet Tubman Underground Byway Photographic Journey Exhibit Opening

Delaware City Library 250 5th Street, Delaware City

16006||full Celebrate International Underground Railroad Month with a photographic journey of the Harriet Tubman Underground Byway. Held at the Delaware City Library, this exhibit features the work of award winning Delaware City photographer Lynn Dilliplane. Meet the photographer AND “shake hands” with some excellent books on the Underground Railroad! The exhibit is co-sponsored by the...

“The Kidnapping of Bathsheba Bungy”

New Castle Court House 211 Delaware Street, New Castle

Dr. Valarie Petty Boyer as storyteller In celebration of National Women’s History Month, historical interpreter Valarie Petty Boyer, Ph.D. will utilize monologue and song to tell the true story of Bathsheba Bungy, an African American girl from New Castle, Del. who was kidnapped by two white men in 1830 and taken to Maryland to be sold into slavery....

Hidden Lives: Slavery, Freedom & The Green Walking Tour

First State Heritage Park 43 The Green, Dover

People of color have been an integral part of the Dover community for more than 300 years, but for much of that history were treated as second-class citizens, at best...and often worse.  Although their lives were tightly woven into the fabric of Dover and helped shape the city, their experiences have not been celebrated as...