First Saturday in the First State: Powerful Women

  • Saturday, Mar. 3, 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 "Powerful Women" on March 3. Biggs Kids: Famous Women, Biggs Museum of American Art Join in the celebration of powerful women by learning about an important woman from our country’s history and creating a portrait of her. Then take a scavenger hunt around the museum to learn about the famous women in our collection. The Fairer Sex: Life as a Woman in the 18th and 19th Centuries, John Bell House on The Green Discover the culture and life of women in centuries past. Learn about the restrictions they lived under, and ones who challenged those restrictions. Guided Tours of Legislative Hall. The Road to the Vote, Old State House on The Green Guided tours will highlight the suffrage movement in Delaware and the discussions held in Delaware’s historic Capitol regarding the passage of the 19th Amendment. The Women of Victor, Johnson Victrola Museum Guided tours will highlight the female artists who recorded for the Victor Talking Machine Company accompanied by 78-rpm recordings played on authentic talking machines. Silent Sentinels, Delaware Public Archives Dr. Cynthia Newton will present a program on women in history who exercised political power before they legally had any political rights, with specific focus on Delaware women and how they impact women and power today. Women of The Green Walking Tour, Meet at the John Bell House on The Green. Learn about women’s contributions to the history of The Green. Tours of the Governor’s House, At Woodburn – The Governor’s House Femme Fatale: Delaware’s Female Murderers, Kent County Courthouse at 38 The Green From Cordelia Botkin to Patty Cannon, learn of some of the most lethal women in Delaware history.