Delaware’s Destiny Determined By Lewes

William Penn, proprietor of Pennsylvania  and Lord Baltimore, proprietor of Maryland battled in English courts over land rights in colonial America. The 1631 Dutch village of Swanendael, which later became Lewes, Delaware,  became the determining factor is Penn’s court victory. Today we spotlight a 2013 publication by Delaware Supreme Court Justice Randy J. Holland which … More Delaware’s Destiny Determined By Lewes

The 1908 Junior Annual of Delaware College, Revisited.

The Delaware Historical Society possesses an outstanding collection of original school yearbooks. Each month we highlight a few classes from schools throughout the State of Delaware. Images in this post can be magnified by clicking on the image, clicking again on  ‘view full size’ (bottom right in slide show) and clicking a third time on … More The 1908 Junior Annual of Delaware College, Revisited.

A Tour of the Delaware Women’s College in 1918

The Delaware Historical Society possesses an outstanding collection of original school yearbooks. Each month we highlight a few classes from schools throughout the State of Delaware. Images in this post can be magnified by clicking on the image, clicking again on  ‘view full size’ (bottom right in slide show) and clicking a third time on … More A Tour of the Delaware Women’s College in 1918

Yearbooks at the DHS. Gunning Bedford Jr High School 1966

Our featured yearbook today belonged to Ms. Courtney Nelson (pictured) who attended Gunning Bedford Jr. High School. Numerous handwritten well wishes to the young senior are shown. The yearbook reveals a more ethnically diverse student body then many other yearbooks of the era. The Delaware Historical Society possesses an outstanding collection of original school yearbooks. … More Yearbooks at the DHS. Gunning Bedford Jr High School 1966