January 2013 Historic Homes E News

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On Saturdays, February 9 and 23 and March 9, full-day workshops in Open Hearthopen hearth cooking Cooking will be held at the George Read II House in Old New Castle. Prepare an everyday meal or tea while learning about the history and traditions of “tea”.Working in the historic kitchen of the Read House, you will be provided with recipes, hands-on instructions, cooking equipment, and the techniques of the 19th century. Sign up for class.


Open through February 3, 2013 “100 Years of Picturing the Nation’s Business: Photographs from the Collection of the Chamber of Commerce of the United States of America.” Hagley Museum and Library in Wilmington celebrates the 100th anniversary of the United States Chamber of Commerce with this exhibition of photographs that show eaglebusiness in the United States in the twentieth century featuring original prints from some of the twentieth century’s greatest photographers. The exhibition is sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce of the United States of America. Also at Hagley Museum through the end of May 2013 is

"The American Eagle: Symbol of Freedom and Enterprise to the du Pont Family"

The image of the eagle has been an important icon in the history of the du Pont family. It is a common symbolic element in Federal-style furnishings. This exhibit is on display in the du Pont family ancestral home, Eleutherian Mills.

 Rockwood Museum VICTORIAN BALL will be held on Saturday, ball gown at RockwoodJanuary 12, 2013. The dance instruction will be at 7 PM with the grand march commencing at 8 PM. Volunteers are providing the food and beverages on a donation basis. You can call the office, 762‐2075 or email the Friends at info@friendsofrockwood.org for ticket information.


Highlights of the month in the Delaware State Museums include “Nipper: The Most Famous Dog in the World,” a program on the mixed fox/bull terrier whose image in the Victor Talking Machine Company’s “His Master’s Voice” logo his master's voicebecame one of America’s oldest trademarks. The program will take place on Jan. 5 at the Johnson Victrola Museum in Dover. Victrola Museum, 375 S. New St., Dover, DE 19901.

Also on Jan 5, The Old State House in Dover will present “Six-Two, Eyes of Blue, Has Anybody Seen My George?,” a living-history performance in which historic-site interpreter Dennis Fisher, dressed in period clothing, portrays noted 19th-century Delaware physician James Sykes as he discusses the creation of The Old State House’s imposing portrait of George Washington.

 

Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013 at 2 PM “The Three Forts: Delaware, DuPont and Mott,” a program on the early development and history of the forts guarding the approaches to the Delaware River’s major ports will be presented at the New Castle Court House Museum, 211 Delaware St., New Castle, DE. Free admission. 302-323-4453.tropical


The Flora and Culture of Cuba is a January 22 lunchtime program at the Delaware Center For Horticulture. Join DCH’s Executive Director, Pam Sapko, along with a panel of fellow traveler for this presentation. Bring a bag lunch. Time 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM at TheDCH. Free and open to the public.

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Chris and Dick Dovorany
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Delaware is so rich in American history.  These events should be well attended and alot of fun.

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Chris & Dick--It really gets hard to choose between these events!

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Roy Kelley
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Lots of very interesting programs.  Thanks so much for sharing this information.

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Roy--That's one of the great things about living in this area--we are close to so much interesting stuff!

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