DELAWARE CITY (Gloucestercitynews.net) (July 26, 2019) – Port Penn Interpretive Center is proud to introduce Treasures of the Delaware Public Archives on Saturday, August 17 at 2:00 p.m. Tom Summers, a twelfth generation Delawarean, will be present a wide variety of documents and photographs preserved at the Delaware Public Archives.
Summers is a graduate from Washington College and a Navy veteran who served as an air traffic controller for four years. In his current role as Manager of Outreach Services and Public Services for the Delaware Public Archives, Tom presents numerous programs throughout the state.
Treasures of the Delaware Public Archives aims to showcase and promote the resources that can be found at the archives which tell the story of the First State’s rich history and culture. Some of the items presented have had a significant impact on the social, economic, and political lives of Delawareans while other images reflect the joys and concerns that take place in everyday Delaware life.
The event is free and open to public. Further questions about the program can be directed to the Fort Delaware park office at 302-834-7941.
For more information, contact Monique Tamang, marketing intern, Fort Delaware/Fort DuPont State Parks, 302-834-7941