We can schedule one of our staff
to visit with your organization
to give a talk on various aspects of Delaware history -
our talks are not just informative - they're fun!
We require a minimum of three weeks advance notice for
Each talk is thoroughly researched then written by individual speakers
- the availability of the talk you request depends on the availability of
that specific speaker. Please take a minute to look over the
topics listed below before you call to schedule.
Cost: $50.00 (plus travel fees*)
|*0-49 Miles round trip
|*50-99 Miles round trip
|*100-200 Miles round trip
Some of the talks currently available are:
Before the Age of Acme -
A look at the changing ways in which
people ate and shopped for food in Wilmington, 1880s-1930s, from the
corner store to the supermarket.
Caesar Rodney -
A presentation on the life of Delaware hero Caesar Rodney
and the choices he faced during the American Revolution.
Emily Bissell and the Christmas Seal -
illustrated presentation on the life of Delaware’s Emily Bissell, who
introduced the Christmas seal in the US in 1907 and did so much more to
Introduction to the Religious History of Delaware
Peaches to Profits -
How peaches became Delaware’s most
important crop in the 1800s, bringing prosperity to Delaware farmers.
Pictorial History of Wilmington
Read House & Gardens
Bones and Stones (September-October; April-June)
Death, burial, and established funeral
customs were part of everyday life in the past. This unusual
aspect of social history comes with an illustrated talk and artifacts.
To schedule a talk, please call
Antoinette at (302)
295-2395 or email at