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At the Journey to Freedom Blog, we aim to create a culture of continual learning through the exploration of the stories found in Delaware’s African American history and engage our community with exclusive Mitchell Center content.


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September Recap

The Jane and Littleton Mitchell Center for African American Heritage at the Delaware Historical Society proudly supported the creation of a video overview of the Peter Spencer Heritage Hallway in partnership with the Peter Spencer Heritage Hallway Committee. You can watch a preview of the video below. You can watch the video in its entirety here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HDjNYL5TDw0. Visit the Forging

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August Recap: Family & Community Day and The August Quarterly

Family & Community Day In collaboration with the Route 9 Library & Innovation Center and Christina Cultural Arts Center, the Mitchell Center and Delaware Historical Society had our first Family and Community Day program in celebration of August Quarterly. Guests learned about August Quarterly through the images and objects in our “Forging Faith and Community” exhibit in the Mitchell Center while enjoying story