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Celebrate Dover Days with Two Tours of the Delaware Public Archives

Written on: April 28th, 2016 in Blog PostsDelaware HistoryEvents at the ArchivesPhotographsResearch Room

A Dover Tour of the Delaware Public Archives
On Monday, May 2, at 6:00 p.m., the Delaware Public Archives will offer a special evening program titled “A Dover Tour of the Delaware Public Archives.” While featuring all the traditional components of a “behind the scenes” tour of the facility, this visit will include documents, maps, and photographs that are specific to the Dover area. Led by Archives’ staff members Tom Summers and Margaret Raubacher Dunham, this special tour will give patrons the opportunity to view documents related to the history of the capital city dating back to the 18th century.

Behind the Scenes Tour of the Delaware Public Archives
On Saturday, May 7, at 1:30 p.m. the staff of the Delaware Public Archives will present a tour of this remarkable facility. This annual “behind the scenes” tour of the building, conducted by Tom Summers, Manager of Outreach Services, offers the public a rare opportunity to learn more about the role of the DPA, and see how the Archives preserves and protects the records that are important to every Delawarean.

These programs are free to the public and each one will last approximately 50 minutes. No reservations are required. For more information, contact Tom Summers (302) 744-5047 or e-mail thomas.summers@state.de.us.


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