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Chautauqua tent show expands to Historic New Castle

Betsy Price Culture, Headlines

  Sharpshooter Annie Oakley is headed to Historic New Castle as part of Delaware’s annual Chautauqua tent show, which for the first time will offer a full slate of live performances upstate in addition to the traditional Lewes site. But don’t expect Annie to shoot up either place. “Oh, no,” says Kim Hanley of the American Historical Theatre in Philadelphia. …

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State to host free New Castle history camp for kids

Staff Writer Culture, Headlines

The Delaware Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs will host a free New Castle history camp for children ages 10 to 13 between July 25 and July 29, 2022. Children will explore the storied past of one of America’s most historic towns. Among other things, they’ll learn how Native Americans used the land, explore colonial kitchen gardens, and weigh in …

Delaware LIVE Weekly Review Dec. 19, 2021

Sonja Frey Delaware Live, Weekly Review

This Week’s Top Headlines Include: HEADLINES Delaware confirms 4 cases of Omicron; 1,079 new COVID cases Friday Amid great tumult, Red Clay passes transgender policy 4-3 Carney hawks idea of new board to focus on Wilmington students CULTURE New Castle Court House Museum to be closed through spring 2022 Phase two of I-95 rehabilitation to bring new traffic patterns, closures …

New Castle Court House Museum to be closed through spring 2022

Charlie Megginson Culture, Headlines

New Castle County Court House. Photo courtesy of the National Park Service. Beginning Dec. 31, the New Castle Court House Museum will be closed for the installation of a fire sprinkler system throughout the historic building.  The project is expected to be completed in the spring of 2022. According to a press release announcing the closure, all contractors considered for …