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This Is Delaware: Photo Contest on Instagram

Written on: March 7th, 2018 in Blog Posts

The State of Delaware is launching an Instagram account, @Delaware_gov and to celebrate, we are starting a “This Is Delaware” photo contest on Instagram! The 1st place photo will be featured as the 1st picture on the 1st State’s new Instagram account.  The winner will also receive an annual pass to Delaware State Parks and tickets to […]

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Delaware and the Green Book

Written on: February 27th, 2018 in Blog Posts

The Green Book was a travel and vacation guidebook for African American travelers between 1936 and 1966 that listed hotels, restaurants, bars, barber and beauty shops, and more – learn more about the locations in Delaware that were listed in The Green Book.

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Black History Month in February

Written on: February 8th, 2018 in Blog Posts

February is Black History Month, and organizations throughout Delaware are hosting events to recognize key historical and cultural moments and milestones, and to celebrate stories, arts, and music. 

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How to Give Back This Holiday Season

Written on: December 15th, 2017 in Blog Posts

Looking for a way to volunteer this holiday season? We have complied a list of ways you can support your community.

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Free Holiday Events in Delaware

Written on: December 7th, 2017 in Blog Posts

There are few sites more beautiful then seeing your town lit up with holiday lights! This December, see all that Delaware has to offer this holiday season.

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