June 2018 Dinner Information

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Live in Laurel?

If so, be sure to show off your home in patriotic colors this July 4th!!

Enter the house decorating contest and a chance to win several great prizes.

The Laurel Historical Society has worked for over thirty years to ensure that the rich cultural history of Laurel, Delaware is never lost.  Please take some time to look through our site to see the projects that we have done and those that we are currently working on, as well as how you can help to preserve the history of Laurel.  Whether you're researching your family tree, you have a passion for history, or you're just curious about times past, the Laurel Historical Society is here to make sure that no portion of our history is forgotten.

No matter if it's summer or winter, there's always something going on at the Laurel Historical Society!  Click here to check out our Calendar of Events.

Wondering who we are or what we do in Laurel, Delaware?  Click here to see a short history of our organization...maybe you'll see why you want to become a member!


The latest and past editions of the Laurel Historical Society's newsletter are now available!  Click here to check them out today.



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Hitchens Homestead

NEW HOURS - Effective immediately our Laurel Heritage Museum will be open every Thursday and Friday from 10 am to 2 pm.

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Photos from the "Stars & Stripes Over Laurel" Exhibit Opening & Members Reception

Laurel Historical Society's

Bulldog Spirit Sports Banquet​​​​​​​​​

Our Page of Interesting Local, State & National Historical Resource Sites

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Photos Courtesy of  Paula M. Shannon Photography

​​​Monthly Open Houses August 5th

The once per month Open Houses at the Heritage Museum and the Cook House will next take place August 5, 2018.    Be sure to come see the ever-interesting exhibit, titled "Stars & Stripes Over Laurel - Military Might Through the Years" at the Heritage Museum.  It grandly showcases  the brave men and women of Laurel who have bravely served this country during times of war.​    See a slideshow of the exhibit's opening reception below.

Laurel Historical Society's

40th Anniversary Dinner​​​​​​​​​


Monthly Discussions at the Laurel Public Library

Last Thursday of Each Month at 10:30 AM **

​​(**This monthly series will resume in September after a Summer hiatus)

Enter on-line here

Application deadline June 28th

Judging will take place June 30th 

Want to see some great photos of Laurel from years ago?   Visit the Delaware Heritage Collection's Laurel items.  Click here and enjoy!!

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