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FIRST STATE HERITAGE PARK


About the Park

The First State Heritage Park is Delaware's first urban "park without boundaries" linking historic and cultural sites in the city that has been the seat of state government since 1777. It is a partnership of state and city agencies under the leadership of Delaware State Parks.

Featured Program: First Day Hike

Featured Program: First Day Hike

Join Delaware State Parks in celebrating the first day of the New Year with a Stories of The Green Walking Tour. Parks statewide will host a First State, First Day, First Hike program to participate in the national movement sponsored by America's State Parks. Call (302) 739-9194 to reserve your spot. John Bell House, 43 The Green Tuesday, January 1, 2019 at 1 p.m.

Add to Calendar 1/1/2019 13:00 1/1/2019 14:00 America/New_York Featured Program: First Day Hike Join Delaware State Parks in celebrating the first day of the New Year with a Stories of The Green Walking Tour. Parks statewide will host a First State, First Day, First Hike program to participate in the national movement sponsored by America's State Parks. Call (302) 739-9194 to reserve your spot. John Bell House, 43 The Green First State Heritage Park


First Saturdays in the First State

On the First Saturday of each month, we want to welcome citizens and guests of Dover with a series of thematic programs and events. There is something new every month! Programs at all First State Heritage Park sites. Check the calendar for details. While the major park attractions are open throughout the week, a variety of special programs and events are developed at each site for the first Saturday of each month, some buildings, like Governor's House at Woodburn and Courtroom# 1 at the Kent County Courthouse, are only open to the public on this day or by appointment.

Market Fair

Man in colonial costume talks to his horse at Market Fair takes place each November

First State Heritage Park's 18th Century Market Fair brings the past to life each November, with woodworkers and weavers, horners, blacksmiths and brewers, charlatans and shepherds, soldiers, seamstresses, soapmakers and more displaying their skills and their wares on Dover's historic Green.

First State Heritage Park Sites

The Welcome Center is located within the Delaware Public Archives building.

Welcome Center & Galleries

The Welcome Center offers free parking, information about First State Heritage Park programs and events, a gallery of changing exhibits on Delaware history and a rotating display of Delaware's founding documents.

Monday - Friday: 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Saturday: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Visit the Welcome Center

Family Fun Nights

Biggs Museum of American Art

406 Federal Street

This independent, non-profit museum boasts an outstanding collection of 18th- through 21st-century Delaware and American fine and decorative arts.

Tuesday - Saturday: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Sunday: 1:30 to 4:30 p.m.

Visit Biggs Museum

$10 General Admission. Free for all members.

Call (302)674-2111 for other rates and discounts

wodburn building exterior

Woodburn and Hall House

151 Kings Highway

Woodburn, the home of Delaware's governors since 1965, was built around 1798. Next door is the Victorian-era Hall House, which serves as the Governor's guest house.

Tours 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. on the first Saturday of each month.

Tours at other times available by appointment.

Call (302) 739-5656. Visit Woodburn

constitution of the state of delaware title

Delaware Public Archives

121 Martin Luther King J. Blvd. North

Delaware's Public Archives, one of the oldest archives in the country, contain materials from the 17th century to today.

Mabel Lloyd Ridgely Research Center

Monday - Friday: 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

2nd Saturdays: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Visit Delaware Public Archives

colonial dressed tour guides and group on sidewalk in front of John Bell house

John Bell House

43 The Green

The oldest wooden structure on The Green serves as the interpretive center for the First State Heritage Park, where visitors can learn about the history of Dover and take thematic walking tours around Dover’s historic Green.

Monday - Saturday: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Walking tours leave hourly from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.

exterior view of Johnson Victrola museum. It's a large 2 story building with a red roof and red front door

Johnson Victrola Museum

375 S. New Street

A premier collection of its kind, displaying sound recording industry items dating from the 1890's through 1929. The museum honors Eldridge Reeves Johnson of Dover, who founded the Victor Talking Machine Company in 1901.

Wednesday - Saturday 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. and by appointment for groups

Visit Johnson Victrola Museum

view from above looking down on raised seats in front of legislative hall

Legislative Hall

411 Legislative Avenue

A Georgian-style structure that has been home to Delaware's General Assembly since 1933.

Free guided tours: Monday - Friday: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

First Saturdays and select holidays: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Group tours require advance scheduling. Please call (302) 739-9194. Visit Legislative Hall

exterior view of state house

Old State House

25 The Green

Delaware's first permanent capitol building completed in 1791 on Dover's historic Green. The State House was the home of Delaware's General Assembly until 1933.

Monday - Saturday: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Sunday: 1:30 to 4:30 p.m.

Visit State House Museum

Upcoming Events

Daily Tours and Exhibits

Friday, December 14, 2018

8 a.m.

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), Johnson Victrola Museum, and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 12/14/2018 8:00 12/14/2018 16:30 America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), Johnson Victrola Museum, and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park

Friends of Folk Free Concert: Kyle Offidani

Friday, December 14, 2018

7:30 p.m.

Kyle Offidani: local artist inspired by world music, roots, blues, soul, Americana and instrumental guitar. This concert series is produced by Delaware Friends of Folk in cooperation with First State Heritage Park. The concerts are free to the Dover community through the generous support of these local businesses: Bayside Studio, The Delaware Store, The Grill Store, Parke Green Galleries, and Perspectives Counseling Center. The Old State House, 25 The Green, Dover, DE 19901, USA

Add to Calendar 12/14/2018 19:30 12/14/2018 20:30 America/New_York Friends of Folk Free Concert: Kyle Offidani Kyle Offidani: local artist inspired by world music, roots, blues, soul, Americana and instrumental guitar. This concert series is produced by Delaware Friends of Folk in cooperation with First State Heritage Park. The concerts are free to the Dover community through the generous support of these local businesses: Bayside Studio, The Delaware Store, The Grill Store, Parke Green Galleries, and Perspectives Counseling Center. The Old State House, 25 The Green, Dover, DE 19901, USA First State Heritage Park

Daily Tours and Exhibits

Saturday, December 15, 2018

9 a.m.

Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries (exhibits, information, and free parking), John Bell House (guided walking tours 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), Johnson Victrola Museum, and The Old State House.

Add to Calendar 12/15/2018 9:00 12/15/2018 16:30 America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries (exhibits, information, and free parking), John Bell House (guided walking tours 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), Johnson Victrola Museum, and The Old State House. First State Heritage Park

Tales of Slavery and Freedom Walking Tour

Saturday, December 15, 2018

10 a.m.

As a border state, Delaware held a complicated position regarding slavery. Tours led by historical interpreters in period dress begin at the John Bell House on The Green every hour and last approximately 45 minutes. John Bell House, 43 The Green

Add to Calendar 12/15/2018 10:00 12/15/2018 15:00 America/New_York Tales of Slavery and Freedom Walking Tour As a border state, Delaware held a complicated position regarding slavery. Tours led by historical interpreters in period dress begin at the John Bell House on The Green every hour and last approximately 45 minutes. John Bell House, 43 The Green First State Heritage Park

Daily Tours and Exhibits

Sunday, December 16, 2018

1:30 p.m.

Open 1:30 to 4: 30 p.m.: First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries (exhibits, information, and free parking), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), and The Old State House.

Add to Calendar 12/16/2018 13:30 12/16/2018 16:30 America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Open 1:30 to 4: 30 p.m.: First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries (exhibits, information, and free parking), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), and The Old State House. First State Heritage Park

Daily Tours and Exhibits

Monday, December 17, 2018

8 a.m.

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 12/17/2018 8:00 12/17/2018 16:30 America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park

Daily Tours and Exhibits

Tuesday, December 18, 2018

8 a.m.

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 12/18/2018 8:00 12/18/2018 16:30 America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park

Daily Tours and Exhibits

Wednesday, December 19, 2018

8 a.m.

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), Johnson Victrola Museum, and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 12/19/2018 8:00 12/19/2018 16:30 America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), Johnson Victrola Museum, and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park

Daily Tours and Exhibits

Thursday, December 20, 2018

8 a.m.

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), Johnson Victrola Museum, and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 12/20/2018 8:00 12/20/2018 16:30 America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), Johnson Victrola Museum, and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park

Daily Tours and Exhibits

Friday, December 21, 2018

8 a.m.

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), Johnson Victrola Museum, and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 12/21/2018 8:00 12/21/2018 16:30 America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), Johnson Victrola Museum, and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park

Daily Tours and Exhibits

Saturday, December 22, 2018

9 a.m.

Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries (exhibits, information, and free parking), John Bell House (guided walking tours 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), Johnson Victrola Museum, and The Old State House.

Add to Calendar 12/22/2018 9:00 12/22/2018 16:30 America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries (exhibits, information, and free parking), John Bell House (guided walking tours 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), Johnson Victrola Museum, and The Old State House. First State Heritage Park

Women of The Green Walking Tour

Saturday, December 22, 2018

10 a.m.

Learn about women's contributions to the history of The Green. Tours led by historical interpreters in period dress begin at the John Bell House on The Green every hour and last approximately 45 minutes. John Bell House, 43 The Green

Add to Calendar 12/22/2018 10:00 12/22/2018 15:00 America/New_York Women of The Green Walking Tour Learn about women's contributions to the history of The Green. Tours led by historical interpreters in period dress begin at the John Bell House on The Green every hour and last approximately 45 minutes. John Bell House, 43 The Green First State Heritage Park

Daily Tours and Exhibits

Sunday, December 23, 2018

1:30 p.m.

Open 1:30 to 4: 30 p.m.: First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries (exhibits, information, and free parking), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), and The Old State House.

Add to Calendar 12/23/2018 13:30 12/23/2018 16:30 America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Open 1:30 to 4: 30 p.m.: First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries (exhibits, information, and free parking), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), and The Old State House. First State Heritage Park

Daily Tours and Exhibits

Monday, December 24, 2018

8 a.m.

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Johnson Victrola Museum, and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 12/24/2018 8:00 12/24/2018 16:30 America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Johnson Victrola Museum, and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park

Daily Tours and Exhibits

Tuesday, December 25, 2018

8 a.m.

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 12/25/2018 8:00 12/25/2018 16:30 America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park

Daily Tours and Exhibits

Wednesday, December 26, 2018

8 a.m.

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), Johnson Victrola Museum, and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 12/26/2018 8:00 12/26/2018 16:30 America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), Johnson Victrola Museum, and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park

Daily Tours and Exhibits

Thursday, December 27, 2018

8 a.m.

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), Johnson Victrola Museum, and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 12/27/2018 8:00 12/27/2018 16:30 America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), Johnson Victrola Museum, and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park

Daily Tours and Exhibits

Friday, December 28, 2018

8 a.m.

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), Johnson Victrola Museum, and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 12/28/2018 8:00 12/28/2018 16:30 America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), Johnson Victrola Museum, and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park

Daily Tours and Exhibits

Saturday, December 29, 2018

9 a.m.

Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries (exhibits, information, and free parking), John Bell House (guided walking tours 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), Johnson Victrola Museum, and The Old State House.

Add to Calendar 12/29/2018 9:00 12/29/2018 16:30 America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries (exhibits, information, and free parking), John Bell House (guided walking tours 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), Johnson Victrola Museum, and The Old State House. First State Heritage Park

Tales of Slavery and Freedom Walking Tour

Saturday, December 29, 2018

10 a.m.

As a border state, Delaware held a complicated position regarding slavery. Tours led by historical interpreters in period dress begin at the John Bell House on The Green every hour and last approximately 45 minutes. John Bell House, 43 The Green

Add to Calendar 12/29/2018 10:00 12/29/2018 15:00 America/New_York Tales of Slavery and Freedom Walking Tour As a border state, Delaware held a complicated position regarding slavery. Tours led by historical interpreters in period dress begin at the John Bell House on The Green every hour and last approximately 45 minutes. John Bell House, 43 The Green First State Heritage Park

Daily Tours and Exhibits

Sunday, December 30, 2018

1:30 p.m.

Open 1:30 to 4: 30 p.m.: First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries (exhibits, information, and free parking), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), and The Old State House.

Add to Calendar 12/30/2018 13:30 12/30/2018 16:30 America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Open 1:30 to 4: 30 p.m.: First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries (exhibits, information, and free parking), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), and The Old State House. First State Heritage Park

Daily Tours and Exhibits

Monday, December 31, 2018

8 a.m.

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Johnson Victrola Museum, and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 12/31/2018 8:00 12/31/2018 16:30 America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Johnson Victrola Museum, and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park

Daily Tours and Exhibits

Tuesday, January 1, 2019

8 a.m.

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 1/1/2019 8:00 1/1/2019 16:30 America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park

Featured Program: First Day Hike

Tuesday, January 1, 2019

1 p.m.

Join Delaware State Parks in celebrating the first day of the New Year with a Stories of The Green Walking Tour. Parks statewide will host a First State, First Day, First Hike program to participate in the national movement sponsored by America's State Parks. Call (302) 739-9194 to reserve your spot. John Bell House, 43 The Green

Add to Calendar 1/1/2019 13:00 1/1/2019 14:00 America/New_York Featured Program: First Day Hike Join Delaware State Parks in celebrating the first day of the New Year with a Stories of The Green Walking Tour. Parks statewide will host a First State, First Day, First Hike program to participate in the national movement sponsored by America's State Parks. Call (302) 739-9194 to reserve your spot. John Bell House, 43 The Green First State Heritage Park

Daily Tours and Exhibits

Wednesday, January 2, 2019

8 a.m.

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), Johnson Victrola Museum, and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 1/2/2019 8:00 1/2/2019 16:30 America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), Johnson Victrola Museum, and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park

Daily Tours and Exhibits

Thursday, January 3, 2019

8 a.m.

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), Johnson Victrola Museum, and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 1/3/2019 8:00 1/3/2019 16:30 America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), Johnson Victrola Museum, and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park

Daily Tours and Exhibits

Friday, January 4, 2019

8 a.m.

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), Johnson Victrola Museum, and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 1/4/2019 8:00 1/4/2019 16:30 America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), Johnson Victrola Museum, and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park

Daily Tours and Exhibits

Saturday, January 5, 2019

9 a.m.

Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries (exhibits, information, and free parking), John Bell House (guided walking tours 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), Johnson Victrola Museum, and The Old State House.

Add to Calendar 1/5/2019 9:00 1/5/2019 16:30 America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries (exhibits, information, and free parking), John Bell House (guided walking tours 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), Johnson Victrola Museum, and The Old State House. First State Heritage Park

A Capitol Experience

Saturday, January 5, 2019

9 a.m.

Tour Delaware's State Capitol building, and experience Delaware history. Free guided tours without reservations. Photo ID is required for all adults entering the building. Legislative Hall

Add to Calendar 1/5/2019 9:00 1/5/2019 16:30 America/New_York A Capitol Experience Tour Delaware's State Capitol building, and experience Delaware history. Free guided tours without reservations. Photo ID is required for all adults entering the building. Legislative Hall First State Heritage Park

Biggs Kids: Peace!

Saturday, January 5, 2019

9 a.m.

To celebrate the role we each play in making the world a better place, add a picture of peace to our giant, community-made peace sign. Biggs Museum of American Art, 406 Federal St, Dover, DE 19901, USA

Add to Calendar 1/5/2019 9:00 1/5/2019 16:30 America/New_York Biggs Kids: Peace! To celebrate the role we each play in making the world a better place, add a picture of peace to our giant, community-made peace sign. Biggs Museum of American Art, 406 Federal St, Dover, DE 19901, USA First State Heritage Park

Ringing in the New Year with Jazz

Saturday, January 5, 2019

9 a.m.

Guided tours will include some classic jazz music while visitors learn how the Victor Talking Machine Company was instrumental in bringing the New Orleans sound across the globe. Johnson Victrola Museum, 375 S New Street

Add to Calendar 1/5/2019 9:00 1/5/2019 16:30 America/New_York Ringing in the New Year with Jazz Guided tours will include some classic jazz music while visitors learn how the Victor Talking Machine Company was instrumental in bringing the New Orleans sound across the globe. Johnson Victrola Museum, 375 S New Street First State Heritage Park

Steam, Steel and Streets: A Very Victorian Revolution

Saturday, January 5, 2019

9 a.m.

The end of the 19th century saw a flurry of changes in cities and towns across the Western world. Dover was no different- come join us to explore the advancements and developments of the Victorian era and how it shaped Dover then and now! John Bell House, 43 The Green

Add to Calendar 1/5/2019 9:00 1/5/2019 16:30 America/New_York Steam, Steel and Streets: A Very Victorian Revolution The end of the 19th century saw a flurry of changes in cities and towns across the Western world. Dover was no different- come join us to explore the advancements and developments of the Victorian era and how it shaped Dover then and now! John Bell House, 43 The Green First State Heritage Park

Dover's Heroes of the Revolution Walking Tour

Saturday, January 5, 2019

10 a.m.

Dover was a hotbed of activity during the struggle for American Independence. John Bell House, 24 The Green

Add to Calendar 1/5/2019 10:00 1/5/2019 15:00 America/New_York Dover's Heroes of the Revolution Walking Tour Dover was a hotbed of activity during the struggle for American Independence. John Bell House, 24 The Green First State Heritage Park

Tours of the Governor's House

Saturday, January 5, 2019

10 a.m.

Enjoy guided tours of the official residence of Delaware's Governor since 1965. Woodburn: The Governor's House, 151 Kings Hwy, Dover

Add to Calendar 1/5/2019 10:00 1/5/2019 13:00 America/New_York Tours of the Governor's House Enjoy guided tours of the official residence of Delaware's Governor since 1965. Woodburn: The Governor's House, 151 Kings Hwy, Dover First State Heritage Park

The Du Pont Family: A Brief Introduction

Saturday, January 5, 2019

10:30 a.m.

The Du Pont Family have been closely tied to Delaware from 1802 to the present. Luca R. Clawson will answer questions and discuss the Du Pont family's place in history. Delaware Public Archives, 121 M.L.K. Jr Blvd N, Dover, DE 19901, USA

Add to Calendar 1/5/2019 10:30 1/5/2019 11:30 America/New_York The Du Pont Family: A Brief Introduction The Du Pont Family have been closely tied to Delaware from 1802 to the present. Luca R. Clawson will answer questions and discuss the Du Pont family's place in history. Delaware Public Archives, 121 M.L.K. Jr Blvd N, Dover, DE 19901, USA First State Heritage Park

Divided Delaware

Saturday, January 5, 2019

1 p.m.

This in-depth presentation will analyze three important moments where division prevented great social change from occurring in Delaware. The Old State House, 25 The Green

Add to Calendar 1/5/2019 13:00 1/5/2019 14:00 America/New_York Divided Delaware This in-depth presentation will analyze three important moments where division prevented great social change from occurring in Delaware. The Old State House, 25 The Green First State Heritage Park

The Once and Future Courthouse

Saturday, January 5, 2019

1:30 p.m.

From the 1690s to the present, learn how this building went from acourthouse to a hotel and back again. Kent County Courthouse, 38 The Green, Dover, DE 19901, USA

Add to Calendar 1/5/2019 13:30 1/5/2019 16:00 America/New_York The Once and Future Courthouse From the 1690s to the present, learn how this building went from acourthouse to a hotel and back again. Kent County Courthouse, 38 The Green, Dover, DE 19901, USA First State Heritage Park

Daily Tours and Exhibits

Sunday, January 6, 2019

1:30 p.m.

Open 1:30 to 4: 30 p.m.: First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries (exhibits, information, and free parking), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), and The Old State House.

Add to Calendar 1/6/2019 13:30 1/6/2019 16:30 America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Open 1:30 to 4: 30 p.m.: First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries (exhibits, information, and free parking), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), and The Old State House. First State Heritage Park

Daily Tours and Exhibits

Monday, January 7, 2019

8 a.m.

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 1/7/2019 8:00 1/7/2019 16:30 America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park

Daily Tours and Exhibits

Tuesday, January 8, 2019

8 a.m.

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 1/8/2019 8:00 1/8/2019 16:30 America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park

Daily Tours and Exhibits

Wednesday, January 9, 2019

8 a.m.

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), Johnson Victrola Museum, and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 1/9/2019 8:00 1/9/2019 16:30 America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), Johnson Victrola Museum, and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park

Daily Tours and Exhibits

Thursday, January 10, 2019

8 a.m.

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), Johnson Victrola Museum, and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 1/10/2019 8:00 1/10/2019 16:30 America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), Johnson Victrola Museum, and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park

Daily Tours and Exhibits

Friday, January 11, 2019

8 a.m.

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), Johnson Victrola Museum, and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 1/11/2019 8:00 1/11/2019 16:30 America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), Johnson Victrola Museum, and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park

Friends of Folk Free Concert: Phyllis Chapell

Friday, January 11, 2019

7:30 p.m.

Phyllis Chapell: unique universal musical style, singing "world songs" in over a dozen languages. This concert series is produced by Delaware Friends of Folk in cooperation with First State Heritage Park. The concerts are free to the Dover community through the generous support of these local businesses: Bayside Studio, The Delaware Store, The Grill Store, Parke Green Galleries, and Perspectives Counseling Center. The Old State House, 25 The Green, Dover, DE 19901, USA

Add to Calendar 1/11/2019 19:30 1/11/2019 20:30 America/New_York Friends of Folk Free Concert: Phyllis Chapell Phyllis Chapell: unique universal musical style, singing "world songs" in over a dozen languages. This concert series is produced by Delaware Friends of Folk in cooperation with First State Heritage Park. The concerts are free to the Dover community through the generous support of these local businesses: Bayside Studio, The Delaware Store, The Grill Store, Parke Green Galleries, and Perspectives Counseling Center. The Old State House, 25 The Green, Dover, DE 19901, USA First State Heritage Park

Daily Tours and Exhibits

Saturday, January 12, 2019

9 a.m.

Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries (exhibits, information, and free parking), John Bell House (guided walking tours 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), Johnson Victrola Museum, and The Old State House.

Add to Calendar 1/12/2019 9:00 1/12/2019 16:30 America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries (exhibits, information, and free parking), John Bell House (guided walking tours 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), Johnson Victrola Museum, and The Old State House. First State Heritage Park

Dover's Heroes of the Revolution Walking Tour

Saturday, January 12, 2019

10 a.m.

Dover was a hotbed of activity during the struggle for American Independence. John Bell House, 43 The Green

Add to Calendar 1/12/2019 10:00 1/12/2019 15:00 America/New_York Dover's Heroes of the Revolution Walking Tour Dover was a hotbed of activity during the struggle for American Independence. John Bell House, 43 The Green First State Heritage Park

Daily Tours and Exhibits

Sunday, January 13, 2019

1:30 p.m.

Open 1:30 to 4: 30 p.m.: First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries (exhibits, information, and free parking), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), and The Old State House.

Add to Calendar 1/13/2019 13:30 1/13/2019 16:30 America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Open 1:30 to 4: 30 p.m.: First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries (exhibits, information, and free parking), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), and The Old State House. First State Heritage Park

Daily Tours and Exhibits

Monday, January 14, 2019

8 a.m.

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 1/14/2019 8:00 1/14/2019 16:30 America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park

Daily Tours and Exhibits

Tuesday, January 15, 2019

8 a.m.

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 1/15/2019 8:00 1/15/2019 16:30 America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park

Daily Tours and Exhibits

Wednesday, January 16, 2019

8 a.m.

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), Johnson Victrola Museum, and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 1/16/2019 8:00 1/16/2019 16:30 America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), Johnson Victrola Museum, and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park

Daily Tours and Exhibits

Thursday, January 17, 2019

8 a.m.

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), Johnson Victrola Museum, and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 1/17/2019 8:00 1/17/2019 16:30 America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), Johnson Victrola Museum, and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park

Daily Tours and Exhibits

Friday, January 18, 2019

8 a.m.

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), Johnson Victrola Museum, and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 1/18/2019 8:00 1/18/2019 16:30 America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), Johnson Victrola Museum, and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park

Daily Tours and Exhibits

Saturday, January 19, 2019

9 a.m.

Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries (exhibits, information, and free parking), John Bell House (guided walking tours 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), Johnson Victrola Museum, and The Old State House.

Add to Calendar 1/19/2019 9:00 1/19/2019 16:30 America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries (exhibits, information, and free parking), John Bell House (guided walking tours 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), Johnson Victrola Museum, and The Old State House. First State Heritage Park

Dover's Heroes of the Revolution Walking Tour

Saturday, January 19, 2019

10 a.m.

Dover was a hotbed of activity during the struggle for American Independence. John Bell House, 43 The Green

Add to Calendar 1/19/2019 10:00 1/19/2019 15:00 America/New_York Dover's Heroes of the Revolution Walking Tour Dover was a hotbed of activity during the struggle for American Independence. John Bell House, 43 The Green First State Heritage Park

Daily Tours and Exhibits

Sunday, January 20, 2019

1:30 p.m.

Open 1:30 to 4: 30 p.m.: First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries (exhibits, information, and free parking), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), and The Old State House.

Add to Calendar 1/20/2019 13:30 1/20/2019 16:30 America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Open 1:30 to 4: 30 p.m.: First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries (exhibits, information, and free parking), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), and The Old State House. First State Heritage Park

Daily Tours and Exhibits

Monday, January 21, 2019

8 a.m.

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 1/21/2019 8:00 1/21/2019 16:30 America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park

"The Dean of Black Politicians": The Life and Work of Herman Holloway

Monday, January 21, 2019

9 a.m.

Guided tours will explore the life of Herman Holloway, one of Delaware's most prominent African-American politicians, who served as both a State Representative and as a State Senator during the 1960's. Legislative Hall: The State Capitol, 411 Legislative Ave

Add to Calendar 1/21/2019 9:00 1/21/2019 16:30 America/New_York "The Dean of Black Politicians": The Life and Work of Herman Holloway Guided tours will explore the life of Herman Holloway, one of Delaware's most prominent African-American politicians, who served as both a State Representative and as a State Senator during the 1960's. Legislative Hall: The State Capitol, 411 Legislative Ave First State Heritage Park

Courage and Freedom

Monday, January 21, 2019

9 a.m.

Interpretive tours will feature three compelling stories of courageous Delawareans whose fight for freedom and equality began at the Old State House. The Old State House, 25 The Green

Add to Calendar 1/21/2019 9:00 1/21/2019 16:30 America/New_York Courage and Freedom Interpretive tours will feature three compelling stories of courageous Delawareans whose fight for freedom and equality began at the Old State House. The Old State House, 25 The Green First State Heritage Park

The Struggle

Monday, January 21, 2019

9 a.m.

Interpretive tours will focus on the civil rights activist Paul Robeson and Marian Anderson, who were recording artists for Victor Records. Hear their music on authentic talking machines. Johnson Victrola Museum, 375 S New St, Dover, DE 19901, USA

Add to Calendar 1/21/2019 9:00 1/21/2019 16:30 America/New_York The Struggle Interpretive tours will focus on the civil rights activist Paul Robeson and Marian Anderson, who were recording artists for Victor Records. Hear their music on authentic talking machines. Johnson Victrola Museum, 375 S New St, Dover, DE 19901, USA First State Heritage Park

Tales of Slavery and Freedom Walking Tour

Monday, January 21, 2019

10 a.m.

As a border state, Delaware held a complicated position regarding slavery. Tours led by historical interpreters in period dress begin at the John Bell House on The Green every hour and last approximately 45 minutes. John Bell House, 43 The Green

Add to Calendar 1/21/2019 10:00 1/21/2019 15:00 America/New_York Tales of Slavery and Freedom Walking Tour As a border state, Delaware held a complicated position regarding slavery. Tours led by historical interpreters in period dress begin at the John Bell House on The Green every hour and last approximately 45 minutes. John Bell House, 43 The Green First State Heritage Park

Daily Tours and Exhibits

Tuesday, January 22, 2019

8 a.m.

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 1/22/2019 8:00 1/22/2019 16:30 America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park

Daily Tours and Exhibits

Wednesday, January 23, 2019

8 a.m.

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), Johnson Victrola Museum, and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 1/23/2019 8:00 1/23/2019 16:30 America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), Johnson Victrola Museum, and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park

Daily Tours and Exhibits

Thursday, January 24, 2019

8 a.m.

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), Johnson Victrola Museum, and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 1/24/2019 8:00 1/24/2019 16:30 America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), Johnson Victrola Museum, and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park

Daily Tours and Exhibits

Friday, January 25, 2019

8 a.m.

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), Johnson Victrola Museum, and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 1/25/2019 8:00 1/25/2019 16:30 America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), Johnson Victrola Museum, and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park

Daily Tours and Exhibits

Saturday, January 26, 2019

9 a.m.

Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries (exhibits, information, and free parking), John Bell House (guided walking tours 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), Johnson Victrola Museum, and The Old State House.

Add to Calendar 1/26/2019 9:00 1/26/2019 16:30 America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries (exhibits, information, and free parking), John Bell House (guided walking tours 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), Johnson Victrola Museum, and The Old State House. First State Heritage Park

Dover's Heroes of the Revolution Walking Tour

Saturday, January 26, 2019

10 a.m.

Dover was a hotbed of activity during the struggle for American Independence. John Bell House, 43 The Green

Add to Calendar 1/26/2019 10:00 1/26/2019 15:00 America/New_York Dover's Heroes of the Revolution Walking Tour Dover was a hotbed of activity during the struggle for American Independence. John Bell House, 43 The Green First State Heritage Park

Daily Tours and Exhibits

Sunday, January 27, 2019

1:30 p.m.

Open 1:30 to 4: 30 p.m.: First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries (exhibits, information, and free parking), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), and The Old State House.

Add to Calendar 1/27/2019 13:30 1/27/2019 16:30 America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Open 1:30 to 4: 30 p.m.: First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries (exhibits, information, and free parking), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), and The Old State House. First State Heritage Park

Daily Tours and Exhibits

Monday, January 28, 2019

8 a.m.

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 1/28/2019 8:00 1/28/2019 16:30 America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park

Daily Tours and Exhibits

Tuesday, January 29, 2019

8 a.m.

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 1/29/2019 8:00 1/29/2019 16:30 America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park

Daily Tours and Exhibits

Wednesday, January 30, 2019

8 a.m.

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), Johnson Victrola Museum, and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 1/30/2019 8:00 1/30/2019 16:30 America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), Johnson Victrola Museum, and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park

Daily Tours and Exhibits

Thursday, January 31, 2019

8 a.m.

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), Johnson Victrola Museum, and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 1/31/2019 8:00 1/31/2019 16:30 America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), Johnson Victrola Museum, and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park

Daily Tours and Exhibits

Friday, February 1, 2019

8 a.m.

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), Johnson Victrola Museum, and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 2/1/2019 8:00 2/1/2019 16:30 America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), Johnson Victrola Museum, and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park

"The Dean of Black Politicians": The Life and Work of Herman Holloway

Saturday, February 2, 2019

9 a.m.

While touring Delaware's Capitol Building, learn about the legal fight for civil rights and explore the life of Herman Holloway, one of Delaware's most prominent African-American politicians, who served as both a State Representative and a State Senator during the 1960's. Legislative Hall: The State Capitol, 411 Legislative Ave

Add to Calendar 2/2/2019 9:00 2/2/2019 16:30 America/New_York "The Dean of Black Politicians": The Life and Work of Herman Holloway While touring Delaware's Capitol Building, learn about the legal fight for civil rights and explore the life of Herman Holloway, one of Delaware's most prominent African-American politicians, who served as both a State Representative and a State Senator during the 1960's. Legislative Hall: The State Capitol, 411 Legislative Ave First State Heritage Park

African-American Music and the Victor Talking Machine Company

Saturday, February 2, 2019

9 a.m.

Guided tours will highlight the musical careers of some of the most famous African-American artists who worked for the Victor Talking Machine company from 1901 to 1929. Johnson Victrola Museum, 375 S New St, Dover, DE 19901, USA

Add to Calendar 2/2/2019 9:00 2/2/2019 16:30 America/New_York African-American Music and the Victor Talking Machine Company Guided tours will highlight the musical careers of some of the most famous African-American artists who worked for the Victor Talking Machine company from 1901 to 1929. Johnson Victrola Museum, 375 S New St, Dover, DE 19901, USA First State Heritage Park

Biggs Kids: Inspired by Africa

Saturday, February 2, 2019

9 a.m.

Many Americans have ancestors that lived in Africa. To celebrate that heritage, make works of art inspired by African designs and crafts. Biggs Museum of American Art, 406 Federal St, Dover, DE 19901, USA

Add to Calendar 2/2/2019 9:00 2/2/2019 16:00 America/New_York Biggs Kids: Inspired by Africa Many Americans have ancestors that lived in Africa. To celebrate that heritage, make works of art inspired by African designs and crafts. Biggs Museum of American Art, 406 Federal St, Dover, DE 19901, USA First State Heritage Park

Daily Tours and Exhibits

Saturday, February 2, 2019

9 a.m.

Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries (exhibits, information, and free parking), John Bell House (guided walking tours 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), Johnson Victrola Museum, and The Old State House.

Add to Calendar 2/2/2019 9:00 2/2/2019 16:30 America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries (exhibits, information, and free parking), John Bell House (guided walking tours 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), Johnson Victrola Museum, and The Old State House. First State Heritage Park

Navigating a Segregated State: The Successes and Hardships of Travel for African Americans

Saturday, February 2, 2019

9 a.m.

Explore the daily challenges faced by people of color travelling through and out of the state from the foundation of the nation through the Civil Rights Act of 1964. John Bell House, 43 The Green

Add to Calendar 2/2/2019 9:00 2/2/2019 16:30 America/New_York Navigating a Segregated State: The Successes and Hardships of Travel for African Americans Explore the daily challenges faced by people of color travelling through and out of the state from the foundation of the nation through the Civil Rights Act of 1964. John Bell House, 43 The Green First State Heritage Park

Tales of Slavery and Freedom Walking Tour

Saturday, February 2, 2019

10 a.m.

As a border state, Delaware held a complicated position regarding slavery. Tours led by historical interpreters in period dress begin at the John Bell House on The Green every hour and last approximately 45 minutes. John Bell House, 43 The Green

Add to Calendar 2/2/2019 10:00 2/2/2019 15:00 America/New_York Tales of Slavery and Freedom Walking Tour As a border state, Delaware held a complicated position regarding slavery. Tours led by historical interpreters in period dress begin at the John Bell House on The Green every hour and last approximately 45 minutes. John Bell House, 43 The Green First State Heritage Park

The Rosedale Beach Hotel and Resort

Saturday, February 2, 2019

10 a.m.

Tamara Jubilee-Shaw will examine the history of this special Delaware resort which was one of the few places for people of color to go for entertainment and hotel accommodations before desegregation. Delaware Public Archives, 121 M.L.K. Jr Blvd N, Dover, DE 19901, USA

Add to Calendar 2/2/2019 10:00 2/2/2019 11:00 America/New_York The Rosedale Beach Hotel and Resort Tamara Jubilee-Shaw will examine the history of this special Delaware resort which was one of the few places for people of color to go for entertainment and hotel accommodations before desegregation. Delaware Public Archives, 121 M.L.K. Jr Blvd N, Dover, DE 19901, USA First State Heritage Park

Tours of the Governor's House

Saturday, February 2, 2019

10 a.m.

Enjoy guided tours of the official residence of Delaware's Governor since 1965. Woodburn: The Governor's House, 151 Kings Hwy, Dover

Add to Calendar 2/2/2019 10:00 2/2/2019 13:00 America/New_York Tours of the Governor's House Enjoy guided tours of the official residence of Delaware's Governor since 1965. Woodburn: The Governor's House, 151 Kings Hwy, Dover First State Heritage Park

African-American History: State Historic Preservation in Delaware

Saturday, February 2, 2019

11 a.m.

This presentation explores Delaware's rich African-American culture, history and legacy. The Old State House, 25 The Green

Add to Calendar 2/2/2019 11:00 2/2/2019 12:00 America/New_York African-American History: State Historic Preservation in Delaware This presentation explores Delaware's rich African-American culture, history and legacy. The Old State House, 25 The Green First State Heritage Park

Legion of Strangers: The Ebony Doughboys Story

Saturday, February 2, 2019

1:30 p.m.

Learn about the Ebony Doughboys, African-American soldiers who fought in WWI with the French Foreign Legion, by following the path of choices available in those years. Kent County Courthouse, 38 The Green

Add to Calendar 2/2/2019 13:30 2/2/2019 16:00 America/New_York Legion of Strangers: The Ebony Doughboys Story Learn about the Ebony Doughboys, African-American soldiers who fought in WWI with the French Foreign Legion, by following the path of choices available in those years. Kent County Courthouse, 38 The Green First State Heritage Park

The Once and Future Courthouse

Saturday, February 2, 2019

1:30 p.m.

From the 1690s to the present, learn how this building went from acourthouse to a hotel and back again. Kent County Courthouse, 38 The Green, Dover, DE 19901, USA

Add to Calendar 2/2/2019 13:30 2/2/2019 16:00 America/New_York The Once and Future Courthouse From the 1690s to the present, learn how this building went from acourthouse to a hotel and back again. Kent County Courthouse, 38 The Green, Dover, DE 19901, USA First State Heritage Park

Daily Tours and Exhibits

Sunday, February 3, 2019

1:30 p.m.

Open 1:30 to 4: 30 p.m.: First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries (exhibits, information, and free parking), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), and The Old State House.

Add to Calendar 2/3/2019 13:30 2/3/2019 16:30 America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Open 1:30 to 4: 30 p.m.: First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries (exhibits, information, and free parking), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), and The Old State House. First State Heritage Park

Daily Tours and Exhibits

Monday, February 4, 2019

8 a.m.

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 2/4/2019 8:00 2/4/2019 16:30 America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park

Daily Tours and Exhibits

Tuesday, February 5, 2019

8 a.m.

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 2/5/2019 8:00 2/5/2019 16:30 America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park

Daily Tours and Exhibits

Wednesday, February 6, 2019

8 a.m.

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), Johnson Victrola Museum, and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 2/6/2019 8:00 2/6/2019 16:30 America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), Johnson Victrola Museum, and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park

Daily Tours and Exhibits

Thursday, February 7, 2019

8 a.m.

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), Johnson Victrola Museum, and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 2/7/2019 8:00 2/7/2019 16:30 America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), Johnson Victrola Museum, and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park

Daily Tours and Exhibits

Friday, February 8, 2019

8 a.m.

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), Johnson Victrola Museum, and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 2/8/2019 8:00 2/8/2019 16:30 America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), Johnson Victrola Museum, and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park

Friends of Folk Free Concert: Steffi & Tim

Friday, February 8, 2019

7:30 p.m.

Steffi & Tim: multi-faceted musical duo featuring a mix of original music, jazz, and world music. This concert series is produced by Delaware Friends of Folk in cooperation with First State Heritage Park. The concerts are free to the Dover community through the generous support of these local businesses: Bayside Studio, The Delaware Store, The Grill Store, Parke Green Galleries, and Perspectives Counseling Center. The Old State House, 25 The Green, Dover, DE 19901, USA

Add to Calendar 2/8/2019 19:30 2/8/2019 20:30 America/New_York Friends of Folk Free Concert: Steffi & Tim Steffi & Tim: multi-faceted musical duo featuring a mix of original music, jazz, and world music. This concert series is produced by Delaware Friends of Folk in cooperation with First State Heritage Park. The concerts are free to the Dover community through the generous support of these local businesses: Bayside Studio, The Delaware Store, The Grill Store, Parke Green Galleries, and Perspectives Counseling Center. The Old State House, 25 The Green, Dover, DE 19901, USA First State Heritage Park

Daily Tours and Exhibits

Saturday, February 9, 2019

9 a.m.

Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries (exhibits, information, and free parking), John Bell House (guided walking tours 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), Johnson Victrola Museum, and The Old State House.

Add to Calendar 2/9/2019 9:00 2/9/2019 16:30 America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries (exhibits, information, and free parking), John Bell House (guided walking tours 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), Johnson Victrola Museum, and The Old State House. First State Heritage Park

Tales of Slavery and Freedom Walking Tour

Saturday, February 9, 2019

10 a.m.

As a border state, Delaware held a complicated position regarding slavery. Tours led by historical interpreters in period dress begin at the John Bell House on The Green every hour and last approximately 45 minutes. John Bell House, 43 The Green

Add to Calendar 2/9/2019 10:00 2/9/2019 15:00 America/New_York Tales of Slavery and Freedom Walking Tour As a border state, Delaware held a complicated position regarding slavery. Tours led by historical interpreters in period dress begin at the John Bell House on The Green every hour and last approximately 45 minutes. John Bell House, 43 The Green First State Heritage Park

African-American History: State Historic Preservation in Delaware

Saturday, February 9, 2019

11 a.m.

This presentation explores Delaware's rich African-American culture, history and legacy. The Old State House, 25 The Green

Add to Calendar 2/9/2019 11:00 2/9/2019 12:00 America/New_York African-American History: State Historic Preservation in Delaware This presentation explores Delaware's rich African-American culture, history and legacy. The Old State House, 25 The Green First State Heritage Park

The Evolution of Black Recorded Music: Behind the Music, Part I

Saturday, February 9, 2019

1 p.m.

This two-part program will examine record companies including Black Swan, Columbia and Victor and features the music of artists like Ethel Waters, Louis Armstrong and Count Basie. Johnson Victrola Museum, 375 S New St, Dover, DE 19901, USA

Add to Calendar 2/9/2019 13:00 2/9/2019 14:00 America/New_York The Evolution of Black Recorded Music: Behind the Music, Part I This two-part program will examine record companies including Black Swan, Columbia and Victor and features the music of artists like Ethel Waters, Louis Armstrong and Count Basie. Johnson Victrola Museum, 375 S New St, Dover, DE 19901, USA First State Heritage Park

Daily Tours and Exhibits

Sunday, February 10, 2019

1:30 p.m.

Open 1:30 to 4: 30 p.m.: First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries (exhibits, information, and free parking), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), and The Old State House.

Add to Calendar 2/10/2019 13:30 2/10/2019 16:30 America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Open 1:30 to 4: 30 p.m.: First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries (exhibits, information, and free parking), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), and The Old State House. First State Heritage Park

Daily Tours and Exhibits

Monday, February 11, 2019

8 a.m.

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 2/11/2019 8:00 2/11/2019 16:30 America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park

Daily Tours and Exhibits

Tuesday, February 12, 2019

8 a.m.

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 2/12/2019 8:00 2/12/2019 16:30 America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park

Daily Tours and Exhibits

Wednesday, February 13, 2019

8 a.m.

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), Johnson Victrola Museum, and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 2/13/2019 8:00 2/13/2019 16:30 America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), Johnson Victrola Museum, and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park

Daily Tours and Exhibits

Thursday, February 14, 2019

8 a.m.

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), Johnson Victrola Museum, and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 2/14/2019 8:00 2/14/2019 16:30 America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), Johnson Victrola Museum, and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park

Daily Tours and Exhibits

Friday, February 15, 2019

8 a.m.

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), Johnson Victrola Museum, and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 2/15/2019 8:00 2/15/2019 16:30 America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), Johnson Victrola Museum, and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park

Daily Tours and Exhibits

Saturday, February 16, 2019

9 a.m.

Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries (exhibits, information, and free parking), John Bell House (guided walking tours 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), Johnson Victrola Museum, and The Old State House.

Add to Calendar 2/16/2019 9:00 2/16/2019 16:30 America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries (exhibits, information, and free parking), John Bell House (guided walking tours 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), Johnson Victrola Museum, and The Old State House. First State Heritage Park

Tales of Slavery and Freedom Walking Tour

Saturday, February 16, 2019

10 a.m.

As a border state, Delaware held a complicated position regarding slavery. Tours led by historical interpreters in period dress begin at the John Bell House on The Green every hour and last approximately 45 minutes. John Bell House, 43 The Green

Add to Calendar 2/16/2019 10:00 2/16/2019 15:00 America/New_York Tales of Slavery and Freedom Walking Tour As a border state, Delaware held a complicated position regarding slavery. Tours led by historical interpreters in period dress begin at the John Bell House on The Green every hour and last approximately 45 minutes. John Bell House, 43 The Green First State Heritage Park

African-American History: State Historic Preservation in Delaware

Saturday, February 16, 2019

11 a.m.

This presentation explores Delaware's rich African-American culture, history and legacy. The Old State House, 25 The Green

Add to Calendar 2/16/2019 11:00 2/16/2019 12:00 America/New_York African-American History: State Historic Preservation in Delaware This presentation explores Delaware's rich African-American culture, history and legacy. The Old State House, 25 The Green First State Heritage Park

The Evolution of Black Recorded Music: Behind the Music, Part I

Saturday, February 16, 2019

1 p.m.

This two-part program will examine record companies including Black Swan, Columbia and Victor and features the music of artists like Ethel Waters, Louis Armstrong and Count Basie. Johnson Victrola Museum, 375 S New St, Dover, DE 19901, USA

Add to Calendar 2/16/2019 13:00 2/16/2019 14:00 America/New_York The Evolution of Black Recorded Music: Behind the Music, Part I This two-part program will examine record companies including Black Swan, Columbia and Victor and features the music of artists like Ethel Waters, Louis Armstrong and Count Basie. Johnson Victrola Museum, 375 S New St, Dover, DE 19901, USA First State Heritage Park

Daily Tours and Exhibits

Sunday, February 17, 2019

1:30 p.m.

Open 1:30 to 4: 30 p.m.: First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries (exhibits, information, and free parking), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), and The Old State House.

Add to Calendar 2/17/2019 13:30 2/17/2019 16:30 America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Open 1:30 to 4: 30 p.m.: First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries (exhibits, information, and free parking), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), and The Old State House. First State Heritage Park

Daily Tours and Exhibits

Monday, February 18, 2019

8 a.m.

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 2/18/2019 8:00 2/18/2019 16:30 America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park

Guided Tours of Johnson Victrola Museum

Monday, February 18, 2019

9 a.m.

Early phonographs and recordings chronicle the developments of the sound recording industry and the achievements of E.R. Johnson, founder of the Victor Talking Machine Company. Johnson Victrola Museum, 375 S New St, Dover, DE 19901, USA

Add to Calendar 2/18/2019 9:00 2/18/2019 16:30 America/New_York Guided Tours of Johnson Victrola Museum Early phonographs and recordings chronicle the developments of the sound recording industry and the achievements of E.R. Johnson, founder of the Victor Talking Machine Company. Johnson Victrola Museum, 375 S New St, Dover, DE 19901, USA First State Heritage Park

A Capital Experience

Monday, February 18, 2019

10 a.m.

Tour Delaware's State Capital building, and experience Delaware history. Legislative Hall: The State Capitol, 411 Legislative Ave, Dover, DE 19901, USA

Add to Calendar 2/18/2019 10:00 2/18/2019 13:00 America/New_York A Capital Experience Tour Delaware's State Capital building, and experience Delaware history. Legislative Hall: The State Capitol, 411 Legislative Ave, Dover, DE 19901, USA First State Heritage Park

Daily Tours and Exhibits

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

8 a.m.

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 2/19/2019 8:00 2/19/2019 16:30 America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park

Daily Tours and Exhibits

Wednesday, February 20, 2019

8 a.m.

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), Johnson Victrola Museum, and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 2/20/2019 8:00 2/20/2019 16:30 America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), Johnson Victrola Museum, and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park

Daily Tours and Exhibits

Thursday, February 21, 2019

8 a.m.

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), Johnson Victrola Museum, and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 2/21/2019 8:00 2/21/2019 16:30 America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), Johnson Victrola Museum, and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park

Daily Tours and Exhibits

Friday, February 22, 2019

8 a.m.

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), Johnson Victrola Museum, and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 2/22/2019 8:00 2/22/2019 16:30 America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), Johnson Victrola Museum, and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park

Daily Tours and Exhibits

Saturday, February 23, 2019

9 a.m.

Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries (exhibits, information, and free parking), John Bell House (guided walking tours 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), Johnson Victrola Museum, and The Old State House.

Add to Calendar 2/23/2019 9:00 2/23/2019 16:30 America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries (exhibits, information, and free parking), John Bell House (guided walking tours 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), Johnson Victrola Museum, and The Old State House. First State Heritage Park

Friends of Old Dover History Talk Series: Memories of How Dover Desegregated

Saturday, February 23, 2019

10 a.m.

"Presented by Dr. Reba Hollingsworth, a graduate of Delaware State High School for Colored Students in 1945 and former guidance counselor at Dover High School.The program will take place in the Council Chambers." City of Dover City Hall, 15 Loockerman Plaza, Dover, DE 19901, USA

Add to Calendar 2/23/2019 10:00 2/23/2019 12:00 America/New_York Friends of Old Dover History Talk Series: Memories of How Dover Desegregated "Presented by Dr. Reba Hollingsworth, a graduate of Delaware State High School for Colored Students in 1945 and former guidance counselor at Dover High School.The program will take place in the Council Chambers." City of Dover City Hall, 15 Loockerman Plaza, Dover, DE 19901, USA First State Heritage Park

Tales of Slavery and Freedom Walking Tour

Saturday, February 23, 2019

10 a.m.

As a border state, Delaware held a complicated position regarding slavery. Tours led by historical interpreters in period dress begin at the John Bell House on The Green every hour and last approximately 45 minutes. John Bell House, 43 The Green

Add to Calendar 2/23/2019 10:00 2/23/2019 15:00 America/New_York Tales of Slavery and Freedom Walking Tour As a border state, Delaware held a complicated position regarding slavery. Tours led by historical interpreters in period dress begin at the John Bell House on The Green every hour and last approximately 45 minutes. John Bell House, 43 The Green First State Heritage Park

The Not So Great War: African-Americans and World War I

Saturday, February 23, 2019

11 a.m.

This program will look at how African-Americans were treated both at home and abroad during the war and how, despite great expectations, little improvements happened in the following decades. The Old State House, 25 The Green

Add to Calendar 2/23/2019 11:00 2/23/2019 12:00 America/New_York The Not So Great War: African-Americans and World War I This program will look at how African-Americans were treated both at home and abroad during the war and how, despite great expectations, little improvements happened in the following decades. The Old State House, 25 The Green First State Heritage Park

The Evolution of Black Recorded Music: The Age of Self-Expression

Saturday, February 23, 2019

1 p.m.

This program covers the golden age of hip hop with groups like Run DMC, Public Enemy, MC Lyte, Queen Latifah and the emergence of gangsta rap with the group NWA and its members. This four-part series spans from the earliest years of the record industry to modern times. Johnson Victrola Museum, 375 S New St, Dover, DE 19901, USA

Add to Calendar 2/23/2019 13:00 2/23/2019 14:00 America/New_York The Evolution of Black Recorded Music: The Age of Self-Expression This program covers the golden age of hip hop with groups like Run DMC, Public Enemy, MC Lyte, Queen Latifah and the emergence of gangsta rap with the group NWA and its members. This four-part series spans from the earliest years of the record industry to modern times. Johnson Victrola Museum, 375 S New St, Dover, DE 19901, USA First State Heritage Park

Daily Tours and Exhibits

Sunday, February 24, 2019

1:30 p.m.

Open 1:30 to 4: 30 p.m.: First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries (exhibits, information, and free parking), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), and The Old State House.

Add to Calendar 2/24/2019 13:30 2/24/2019 16:30 America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Open 1:30 to 4: 30 p.m.: First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries (exhibits, information, and free parking), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), and The Old State House. First State Heritage Park

Daily Tours and Exhibits

Monday, February 25, 2019

8 a.m.

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 2/25/2019 8:00 2/25/2019 16:30 America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park

Daily Tours and Exhibits

Tuesday, February 26, 2019

8 a.m.

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 2/26/2019 8:00 2/26/2019 16:30 America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park

Daily Tours and Exhibits

Wednesday, February 27, 2019

8 a.m.

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), Johnson Victrola Museum, and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 2/27/2019 8:00 2/27/2019 16:30 America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), Johnson Victrola Museum, and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park

Daily Tours and Exhibits

Thursday, February 28, 2019

8 a.m.

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), Johnson Victrola Museum, and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 2/28/2019 8:00 2/28/2019 16:30 America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), Johnson Victrola Museum, and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park

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