First Saturday in the First State: Celebrating Delaware Agriculture

  • Saturday, Apr. 7, 2018
  • Time: 09:00:00 to 16:30:00
Old State House, John Bell House, Johnson Victrola Museum and more
121 Martin Luther King Blvd. N
Dover, DE
  • Price: FREE
  • Phone: (302) 739-9194

Join the Heritage Park for the monthly First Saturday in the First State program. Here is a list of programs for "Celebrating Delaware Agriculture" on April 7: Biggs Kids: Popsicle Barn, Biggs Museum - Celebrate Delaware’s agricultural history by making a Popsicle stick barn. Don’t forget to try the monthly scavenger hunt through the museum. From Woods to Farm: How to Survive in the American Colonies, John Bell House - Learn how primitive survival skills lead to establish agriculture and society, and learn how the early American Colonists learned to survive in the New World. Primitive Skills expert Jeff Moore will be on hand to teach primitive survival skills. Guided Tours of Legislative Hall Prohibition in the First State, The Old State House - Tours will examine the ratification of the 18th Amendment, its enforcement, its impacts on Delawareans, and its eventual repeal through the ratification of the 21st Amendment. Songwriting: Poetry through Music, Johnson Victrola Museum - In celebration of National Poetry Month, guided tours will highlight the great songwriters of the Victor Talking Machine Company. Hear their music on authentic talking machines. The History of Delaware Forests, Delaware Public Archives - Dr. Robert Tjaden will share stories and photos captured on his Delaware Forest Oral History Project. ”If These Trees Could Talk” Walking Tour, John Bell House Tours of the Governor’s House, Woodburn – The Governor’s House Anniversary Rededication, Johnson Victrola Museum The Once and Future Courthouse, Kent County Courthouse, 38 The Green - From the 1690s to the present, learn how this building went from a courthouse to a hotel and back again.