Sunday, March 23, 2:00- Daughter of DuPont Company Founder and wife of Civil War Admiral, Sophie du Pont was an artist and musician who funded abolitionists. This presentation is a monologue describing the times in which this famous woman lived and includes singing and playing of music she loved. The talk is thoroughly researched to capture the personality of this historic woman. The portrayal is present in authentic period costume by Evelyn Swensson.
Sunday, April 27, 2:00- Major events associated with the Civil War often get the most attention. This presentation shares lesser known, but equally important facts and trivia about the conflict. However, after providing an overview of the tragic era, the talk’s focus shifts to the role of Fort Delaware and Mid-Atlantic region’s involvement in this major American conflict that remains a fascination to both scholars and students. Present by Ed Okonowicz.