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Between the Rivers, Walking Tours of Wilmington's Historic District - the Delaware Historical Society is pleased to offer reserved guided tours of Wilmington's historic Market Street.

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September 2017

Monday, September 4, 2017
The Delaware Historical Society is closed for Labor Day.


Thursday, September 7, 2017, 6:00 p.m.
Revolutionary Delaware
The Arsenal - New Castle

In partnership with the New Castle Historical Society, author Kim Burdick will present the story of ordinary people coping with extraordinary circumstances during America's fight for Independence. Details.


Tuesday, September 12 and 19, 2017
Wine & Weed at the Read House & Gardens

Volunteers continue to meet every other week on Tuesday evenings to keep the grounds neat and tidy throughout the spring, summer and early fall. Refeshments follow gardening sessions. Please contact for more details if you are interested in volunteering. Details.


Saturday, September 16, 2017, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Research Library, Open Research


Saturday, September 16, 2017, 1:00-9:00 p.m.
Read House & Gardens

Come to the third annual Farm2Fork for a full day of fun! Details.


Monday, September 18, 2017
Reading Group, 6:00 p.m.
Research Library Meeting Room

Join us for the next discussion on The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America by Richard Rothstein.  Details.

Saturday, September 23, 2017
Museum Day Live!

FREE Admission to the Delaware History Museum, Mitchell Center for African American Heritage and National Historic Landmark Read House & Gardens with Museum Day Live! ticket. Details.


Saturdays, September 23 - November 11, 2017
City Theater Company's Improv with Jana Savini
101 (11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.); 103 (2:00 - 4:00 p.m.)
Delaware History Museum

Learn or improve on your improv skills! Two levels, eight weeks for each session.
Click here for details and registration.


Saturday, September 23, 2017, 12:00 p.m.
New Members Welcome Reception
Delaware History Museum

Members only. Details.


Saturday, September 23, 2017, 1:00 - 2:30 p.m. 
Wilmington Classical Guitar Society Concert
Old Town Hall

The Wilmington Classical Guitar Society presents its Members Showcase Concert featuring performances by professional and amateur guitarists. Details.


Tuesday, September 26, 2017, 6:00 p.m.
New Directions in African American History: Twisted: My Dreadlock Chronicles
Delaware History Museum/Mitchell Center for African American History

Dr. Bertram Ashe, Associate Professor of English, University of Richmond, will discuss his book, Twisted: My Dreadlock Chronicles. Details.


Saturday, September 30, 2017, 4:00 p.m.
Melomanie Up Close & Personal: The Violin & Christof Richter
Old Town Hall

Enjoy an afternoon in an intimate setting for conversation, baroque and contemporary music featuring ensemble violinist Christof Richter, with Tracy Richardson, harpsichord. Details.


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