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Upcoming Program at the Archives about Delaware in the War of 1812

Written on: December 19th, 2014 in Blog PostsDelaware HistoryEvents at the Archives

In 1814 the War of 1812 was entering into its second full year. During the previous year the Chesapeake Bay and the Delaware Valley region experienced active naval campaigning and a seaborne blockade. On Saturday, January 3, at 10:30 a.m. historian Charles (Chuck) Fithian will visit the Delaware Public Archives to present a program on […]


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The War of 1812 Comes to the Delaware Public Archives

Written on: June 28th, 2012 in Delaware History

       2012 marks the Bicentennial of the War of 1812. An exhibit about this war sometimes referred to as the Second Revolutionary War in America, will be put on display at the Delaware Public Archives starting June18th. The exhibit will present some of the Archive’s finest documents relating to the war, along with highlighting a […]


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The Star-Spangled Banner Project

Written on: May 22nd, 2012 in Events at the ArchivesResearch Room

With the 200th anniversary of the start of the War of 1812 being observed in 2012, the Delaware Public Archives will be hosting a program entitled “The Star Spangled Banner Project” on Saturday, June 2, 10:30 a.m. This program will be presented by Suzanne Thomassen-Krauss, Senior Textile Conservator at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American […]


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The War of 1812 Comes to Lewes

Written on: January 3rd, 2012 in Blog PostsDelaware HistoryEvents at the ArchivesPhotographsResearch Room

On Saturday, January 7, 10:30 a.m., Mike DiPaolo, Executive Director of the Lewes Historical Society, will be presenting a program at the Delaware Public Archives entitled “The War of 1812 Comes to Lewes.”  With the 200th anniversary of the War of 1812 taking place in 2012, this program will address the 1813 attack on Lewes […]


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“The Honour of the State has not been Tarnished”: Delaware in the War of 1812

Written on: August 29th, 2011 in Blog PostsDelaware HistoryEvents at the ArchivesResearch Room

Join us on Saturday, September 3, 10:30 a.m., as the Delaware Public Archives hosts a program about Delaware’s involvement in the War of 1812 entitled “The Honour of the State has not been Tarnished”.   Presented by Charles Fithian, Curator of Archaeology with the State of Delaware Historical and Cultural Affairs Division, this program will serve as an […]


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New Accessions at The Delaware Public Archives

Written on: November 22nd, 2010 in Delaware HistoryPhotographsResearch Room

Thanks to the financial generosity of the Friends of the Delaware Archives, we have attained two important Delaware related items.  The first item is a picture of Governor William Cannon who served as Governor of the First State during the Civil War from 1863 to 1865. The second item is a booklet entitled “A Brief […]


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