Delaware state quarter the delaware quarter, depicting the historic horseback ride of caesar rodney, galloped onto the scene as it kicked off the much anticipated united states mint's 50 state quarters® program caesar rodney was a delegate to the continental congress. Anyone attempting research on the history of black americans in delaware and the eastern shore will certainly find williams' comments appropriate the purpose of this essay is to provide a general overview of the historical experience of african americans in delaware. Delaware indians a confederacy, formerly the most important of the algonquian stock, occupying the entire basin of delaware river in east pennsylvania and south new york, together with most of new jersey and delaware. In 1947, she wrote the first study of black history in delaware, the negro in delaware, past and present, which was published in the book delaware: a history of the first state by henry clay reed pauline young had grown up with the wilmington naacp.
The official state flag of delaware was adopted on july 4, 1913 the flag has a blue field that features a yellow diamond with the state's seal on the seal, a soldier (with a rifle) and a farmer (with a hoe) look at each other across scrollwork that encloses an ox, a sheaf of wheat, and an ear of. Delaware news headlines more on friday at pickering beach by staffers with the delaware museum of natural history delaware state police said they're looking for someone who they. A look back at delaware's oyster industry maddy lauria june 27, 2017 delaware sea grant aquaculture expert john ewart outlined the history of delmarva’s oyster industry during eden delmarva’s recent clean water forum in rehoboth beach maddy lauria photo.
About fort delaware (information courtesy of delaware state parks) fort delaware was a busy place during the summer of 1864 the lives of the union soldiers, confederate prisoners, and civilians going about their daily business on pea patch island are recreated by our own first-person interpreters. Reprinted from the delaware bay schooner project in the southern part of new jersey, on the shores of the maurice river, is located the largest oyster- producing region entirely in the jurisdiction of operation oyster –– a look at the history of oystering 1. Delaware closes fast, beats james madison 68-66 in finale darian bryant hit a layup and knocked down a 3 in the final minutes and delaware closed on a 9-1 run to earn a 68-66 win over james. The governments of the colonies were formed in different manners and with various structures james, the duke of york, gave delaware to william penn in 1682, american history timeline - 1626 - 1650 overview of the early american colonial regions.
The history of the delaware chicken written by kathy thayer, with collaboration from kathy bonham, nicole hollingsworth & stacy tate if an individual was to do an internet search for the origins of the delaware they will be hard pressed to find any helpful information. In the first of this month’s two part history matters - produced in conjunction with the delaware historical society and other history organizations in the first state, we offer you an oral history of the lgbtq community’s roots in rehoboth. Etymology the state was named after the delaware river, which in turn derived its name from thomas west, 3rd baron de la warr (1577–1618) who was the ruling governor of the colony of virginia at the time europeans first explored the river the delaware indians, a name used by europeans for lenape people indigenous to the delaware valley, also derive their name from the same source. History the dutch were the first europeans to actually land in delaware, in 1631, when they established a settlement their culture lingers today in seaside towns like lewes and new castle, both of which date back to the 17th century.
Our lenape (delaware indian) people had several other games besides the football game, which is described in the section lenape football in brief, there is a kokolësh (rabbit tail) game this used a sharp stick with string tied to the base and some cone-shaped pieces on the string with a rabbit tail tied on the end of the string to keep the. The delaware, on the other hand, opens its arms wide to the atlantic, and with its long funnel shape, squeezes with an ever tightening embrace the deep, wide channel at its mouth lets all that oceanic wave energy travel unimpeded all the way into the heart of the bay. Media boro's civil war monument a look back at the dedication day note: a look back at the dedication of the civil war monument in media which is on the front lawn of the county courthouse the above picture is looking toward front st and veteran's square. Note this is a static, archived version of the phmc pennsylvania history website which will not be updated it is a snapshot of the website with minor modifications as it appeared on august 26, 2015. Delaware: geographical and historical treatment of delaware, including maps and a survey of its people, economy, and government the first of the original 13 states to ratify the federal constitution, delaware occupies a small niche in the boston-washington, dc, urban corridor along the middle atlantic seaboard.
Delaware sits in a desirable and strategic location at the mouth of the delaware river on the western shore of chesapeake bay delaware struggled for its place on the colonial map, but it was a colony destined for mighty deeds. Theresa tran, biology student at widener university, observing the unique characteristics of a mollusk specimen, kept in the cabinet archives at the delaware museum of natural history. An in-depth look at the delaware treaty of 1778 from the fort pitt museum's mike burke an in-depth look at the delaware treaty of 1778 from the fort pitt museum's mike burke home home we hope to honor those who signed it in good faith, renew a pledge to address our common history together, and brighten the chain of friendship that. The soil of the little state of delaware had more claimants than that of any other of the thirteen original colonies it lies along the great bay and river of the same name, and its importance consisted in its command of these and of the great fertile valley drained by them.
The treasure of delaware beach by bob frogfoot weller i saw him looking through the door to the classroom, rolling his eyes and waving his arms like the wind i knew what he meant, and when the class was over i said, let's go the real treasure ship has slipped between the pages of archival history some day possibly the state of. The delaware state library, the delaware state museum, and the delaware state archives are in downtown dover and are open to the public for research and browsing in dover's historical district is the sewell c biggs museum of american art,  featuring collections from the colonial days to the present. Caesar rodney (that's him on the back of the delaware commemorative quarter, riding hell-to-leather to philadelphia on july 2, 1776, to cast the vote that made the declaration of independence unanimous) was at the center of one of the first slavery debates in delaware's history. Johnson victrola museum: fascinating look at the history of recorded music - see 107 traveler reviews, 63 candid photos, and great deals for dover, de, at tripadvisor.