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The Revolutionary spirit

By Steven Hoffman, Apr 25, 2017, Categories: Today, Local History

One family’s dedication to preserving Delaware’s Revolutionary War history

Investigating ghosts in Delaware

By Steven Hoffman, Oct 04, 2016, Categories: Today, Local History

Since their start in 2011, the Delaware City Ghost Hunters has performed more than 50 investigations of haunted locations.

Aetna Hose Hook and Ladder follows their motto: Service for Others

By Richard Gaw, May 10, 2016, Categories: Today, News, Local History

Aetna is very proud of its long history, having been established in 1888.

A vast storehouse of history is open to everyone at the University of Delaware Library

By Steven Hoffman, Oct 02, 2015, Categories: Today, News, Local History

If you've lived here for decades, or if you're a recent arrival, the wide, diverse aspects of the town's beginnings are a fascinating trail to follow.

Getting together to remember the Newark that used to be

By Steven Hoffman, Apr 30, 2015, Categories: News, Local History

Nostalgia Fest at the Deer Park grew out of Facebook group

Church celebrates its 165th anniversary

By Kerigan Butt, Feb 16, 2015, Categories: News, Local History

The St. John African Methodist Church is celebrating its 165th anniversary in 2013.

A common love of Newark unites a crowd on Facebook

By Kerigan Butt, Feb 15, 2015, Categories: Local History

Anyone who grew up in Newark has their favorite memories: Shopping at the elegant Newark Department Store, meeting friends at New England Pizza, catching a matinee at the State Theater, or piling into the family station wagon for an open-air movie at the Newark Drive-In.

The New Century Club has faded into history

By Kerigan Butt, Dec 23, 2014, Categories: Today, Local History

Newark Photo Essay

A good walk through history

By Kerigan Butt, Dec 23, 2014, Categories: Today, Local History

The Green, the stunning, half-mile strip of manicured lawns, gardens and trees that runs nearly the entire length of the University of Delaware's main campus, has a rich history that connects the university's past and present. For generations of students, The Green has served as...

Remembering the long assault on voting rights

By Kerigan Butt, Dec 23, 2014, Categories: Local History

For years, University of Delaware professor and author Gary May has followed his curiosity, and five books have come from it. His latest, a history of the Voting Rights Act, is a compelling tale of bigotry, courage and perseverance

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