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First State Heritage Park Celebrates Military Families with a Blue Star Saturday

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DOVER, Del.- On Saturday, Aug. 16, the First State Heritage Park will be partnering with Blue Star Museums to celebrate local military members and their families by offering free programming.

To celebrate these special families, the Park will have activities at the First State Heritage Park Welcome Center and Galleries, the Delaware Public Archives, the John Bell House, the Old State House, the Johnson Victrola Museum, and the Biggs Museum of American Art. All events will be completely free.
 

This day of celebration at First State Heritage Park sites is designed to entertain the whole family. Guests can try their hands at 18th century games and toys in the John Bell House, quill pen writing in the Old State House, or search for the answers to a scavenger hunt in the Biggs Museum of American Art.
 The Johnson Victrola Museum offers interactive tours featuring patriotic music on authentic Victrola machines. Guests may also take a guided tour of the exhibit, “An Illegal Activity: Heroes of the Underground Railroad” at The First State Heritage Park Welcome Center and Galleries. Walking tours of the Dover Green will feature stories about Dover’s Heroes of the Revolution. Tours will be sure to enlighten and entertain visitors as they experience Dover’s history and celebrate heroes past and present.  

Admission to all park sites and programs is free. Centrally located free parking is available at the First State Heritage Park Welcome Center and Galleries, located at 121 Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard North (formerly called Duke of York Street). For more information about First State Heritage Park programs, call (302) 739-9194 or visit:
www.destateparks.com/heritagepark
 

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