On This Date in Delaware,
On This Date in Delaware,
July 4, 2015 - 1:00 p.m.Flags on the MoonPresenter: Jack ClemonsJuly 20, 2015 marks the 46th anniversary of the moment when Apollo 11 astronaut Neil Armstrong stepped out onto the lunar surface to become the first human being to set foot on another world...[more]
August 1, 2015 - 10:30 a.m.Geographic Timelines: 18th Century Rural GenealogyPresenter: Kim BucklawEffectively placing your ancestors in time and location using alternative methods can be an invaluable skill for family researchers. Join us and learn how to use timelines...[more]
MORE UPCOMING EVENTS »
July 1, 2015Research Room ClosedIn celebration of the Independence Day holiday, the Mabel Lloyd Ridgely Research Room will be closed on July 3, 2015.
June 9, 2015Research Room ClosedDue to staff training, the Mabel Lloyd Ridgely Research Room will be closed on July 2, 2015.
April 2, 2015"Behind the Scenes" Tours of the Delaware Public Archives are Now Available in SpanishOn April 1, 2015 the Delaware Public Archives (DPA) was honored by a visit from members of the Delaware Hispanic Commission to help launch the "Behind the Scenes" Spanish from...[more]
MORE NEWS »
Delaware's most prized documents, photographs of Delaware in the past, historic audio clips, and much more can be found...[more]
The Mabel Lloyd Ridgely Research Room is open to the public from 8 a.m. to 4:15 p.m., Monday to Friday unless otherwise noted...[more]
Agency Histories, Guides to the Census, Civil War records, and Home History are just a few of the links available...[more]
Government Services is responsible for the administration and implementation of the Delaware Public Records law by providing...[more]
You can use your Delaware Library Card to log in to the Delaware page on Ancestry.com. By using your card you can have free...[more]
We maintain an active outreach program that provides Delawareans and the world community the opportunity to learn...[more]
Search 400,000+ records. Then, get a price quote or print a detail slip for your Research Room visit!
The Collection Gateway contains some of the public collections in the archives. Using an index is never an adequate replacement for viewing the original record. We have made an attempt to extract pertinent information to help identify each record; we have not extracted all the information. It is strongly recommended that researchers view the original record.
Delaware Public Archives
121 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. North
Dover, DE 19901
Visit Us on Social Media