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Tour New Castle’s historic Buena Vista mansion, grounds

Charles MegginsonCulture, Headlines

Buena Vista mansion. Photo/Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs. Buena Vista, one of Delaware‚Äôs most historic estates, will welcome visitors for a one-day-only spring event on Saturday, May 14. The event, which will take place between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m., will feature outdoor children‚Äôs games, nature walks, guided tours of the grounds and mansion, and educational programs by the …


Many ways to mark Juneteenth and celebrate freedom

Betsy PriceCulture, Headlines

Juneteenth celebrates June 19, 1865, when all of America‚Äôs slaves became free. Delaware recognizes Juneteenth as a state holiday, and there are multiples celebrations across the state. Here‚Äôs a chronological list. Family Enrichment Program and Pageant,¬†3 p.m. June 13. 24th annual¬†Delaware Juneteenth Association¬†program. DoubleTree, 700 N. King St., Wilmington. $5-$10. Delaware Forum on Racial History and Juneteenth,¬†7-8:30 p.m. June 16. …