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Annual DAHS Tea – Saturday, September 23, 2017 at 1:00 PM

Please join us for our Tenth Annual Tea!  This year’s theme is “Dover During World War I”.  Donation – $20.00.  Limited number of tickets still available….Call Phyllis at (973) 366-4276 for a reservation.

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Walking Tour of Hurd Park and the Jackson Brook-Saturday, September 30

Saturday, September 30 –  Put on your Walking Shoes! Please join our curator, Rick Kelly, for a walking tour of Hurd Park on Saturday, September 30, 2017….see the Jackson Brook, the Doughboy statue, and hear about the history of this area of Dover.  Meet at the Park … Continue reading

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Open House and Ice Cream Social – Sunday August 13, 2017

Get out of the heat and join us for a museum visit and some ice cream.  We’ll be open from 2:00pm until 4:00pm.  Admission free.  All are welcome.

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Walking Tour of Historic Downtown Dover – July 15, at 10:30 am.

Our walking tours are back! Get out you walking shoes because two are planned for the near future.  On Saturday, July 15, at 10:30am our enthusiastic museum curator, Rick Kelly, will lead a tour of the historic sites and buildings … Continue reading

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Sunday, July 9 Open House – Photos by Rick Kelly

Please join us on Sunday, July 9 to see photographs by our photographer and curator, Rick Kelly.  The museum will be open from 2:00 to 4:00 PM.  See Rick’s work, tour the museum and enjoy some light refreshments.  All are … Continue reading

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Sunday, June 11, 2017-Museum Open House-2:00 – 4:00

Enjoy an afternoon of music by pianist Henry Shapiro.  Tour the museum or just relax and enjoy the ambiance. Henry is now 96 years young. He began playing piano at age 5 and started  playing professionally at age 13.  By 16 … Continue reading

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Returning the Museum House to it’s original Brick Facade

The Museum house was in dire need of painting – with great discussion the Board of Trustees of the Historical Society decided to take the paint off and return the house to it’s original Brick Facade. This should be completed just … Continue reading

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Our History

The Dover Area Historical Society had its origin on May 4, 1966 when Mr. Willy Penderson called a special meeting at town hall for any citizens interested in local history. Fifteen people were at the first meeting and from this … Continue reading

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