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Delaware Humanities provides educational outreach, special projects, and funding opportunities to bring Delawareans together. We connect cultural, educational, and civic institutions statewide to provide public events that enhance our understanding of who we are, where we’ve been, and where we are going as individuals, communities, and citizens of Delaware.

Featured Events

May 24, 2018 7:00 pm

Milton Historical Society presents “Diamondback Terrapin,” a talk presented by Olivia McDonald of the Delaware Seashore State Park. Delaware Seashore State Park encompasses everything from rich maritime history to diverse coastal zone habitats. Discover one of the park’s signature creatures, the Diamondback Terrapin, and how it represents both past and present at the seashore.

 

 

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May 29, 2018 4:00 pm
Throughout World War II, a group of fearless and committed patriots risked their lives to achieve victory in Europe. They were the women of Britain’s SOE (Special Operations Executive) and the United States’ OSS. Women such as Virginia Hall, considered America’s greatest female spy, and Christine Granville, Churchill’s favorite spy, were crucial to the war effort, yet their stories as well as others’ have only recently been revealed. “The Lady Was a Spy” focuses on the lives and experiences of these brave women, many of whom died in completing their missions, to highlight their unconventional contributions to victory in World War II.

 

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Calendar

May 27, 2018 2:00 pm
@Bethel Historical Society
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Bethel, Delaware
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May 27, 2018 2:00 pm
@Bethel Historical Society
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Bethel, Delaware
May 29, 2018 4:00 pm
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@South Coastal Library
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Bethany Beach, Delaware
June 2, 2018 9:00 am
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June 5, 2018 6:00 pm
Speaker: Saul Broudy
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@Delaware City Library
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Delaware City, Delaware

Newsworthy

  • HumaniTeens: Cultural vs. Genetic Heritage

    August 10, 2017

    In this installment of HumaniTeens, Stella and Zehra relate taking ancestral DNA tests, their results, and what this meant to each of them.

     

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  • HumaniTeens: Newark Farmers Market

    August 18, 2017

    Have you seen the organic section in your local supermarket? The ethnic section? If you have, it’s probably small without a decent variety. “You could shop at five or six stores or just one.” Located on Kirkwood Highway in Newark, the Farmers Market serves a wide variety of cultures and peoples across the state.

     

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