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Black History Month Spotlight on Mary Ann Shadd Cary, Abraham Doras Shadd, Jane Mitchell, and Littleton Mitchell

Written on: February 13th, 2019 in Blog Posts

Throughout Black History Month we are spotlighting African American leaders that influenced Delaware. This week, we are highlighting families who changed history: Mary Ann Shadd Cary and Abraham Doras Shadd, a father and daughter from the 1800s and Jane Mitchell and Littleton Mitchell a husband and wife from recent time. These families helped shape Delaware and the nation at large. 


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Earth Day 2018

Written on: April 18th, 2018 in Blog Posts

There are plenty of ways to get involved in Delaware this Earth Day! Make sure to check out these events and get involved this weekend! 


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7 Delaware Women Who Changed the World

Written on: March 8th, 2018 in Blog Posts

Delaware has been home to a lot of groundbreaking women. Here are 7 amazing women that have made history – in Delaware and nationwide. 


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8 Great Ways to Spend September Outdoors

Written on: September 20th, 2017 in Blog Posts

As the end of summer approaches, now more than ever we are looking for ways to enjoy the last of the warm weather and enjoy the start of the beautiful fall foliage. So we’ve compiled a list of eight great ways to spend September outdoors. If you are looking for other great ways to enjoy […]


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