During late September of 1916, the final stages of the Battle of Somme occurred while the German Empire was waging war on Romania, which had entered the war in August, 2016. German zeppelins raid London.
Today we visit De La Warr High School in New Castle, Delaware in 1963. The Delaware Historical Society possesses an outstanding collection of original school yearbooks. Each Friday we highlight a particular class from schools throughout the State of Delaware. We encourage our readers to consider donating their Delaware school yearbooks to the DHS … More Yearbooks at the Delaware Historical Society. The New Castle De La Warrian.
Today’s collection item explores sculpture in Wilmington, Delaware neighborhoods and business centers.
The British used armored tanks for the first time in history during this week exactly one hundred years ago. Service records of two Delaware soldiers of Polish descent are shown today, along with excerpts from the Wilmington Sunday Star newspaper of mid September, 1916.
Today we visit the 1974/1975 Senators of Dover High School in central Delaware. Each yearbook has a certain spirit at the helm of its design. This particular yearbook reveals unusual depth, wit and maturity.
Today’s featured book by Mark R. Lawlor details the life and times of a Progressive Era amusement park known as Brandywine Springs, which was nestled in the rolling hills between Newport and Hockessin in northern Delaware. The land which later became the Brandywine Springs Amusement Park was very nearly the location of the Battle of … More “Let All Who Enter Here Leave Care Behind”