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May 12, 2017 Movie in May – DAHS and Dover Little Theater-7:00 pm

The Dover Area Historical Society and Dover Little Theater are teaming up together for a fun night at the movies. On Friday, May 12, the two organizations will host a presentation at Dover Little Theatre, 69 Elliott Street at 7:00 … Continue reading

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Applebees Fundraiser for DAHS Youth Outreach – April 8, 2017

  Come enjoy a hearty breakfast, see your friends and support a worthy cause! Proceeds will help fund our Youth Programs at the Dover Historical Society. Tickets are available through Dover Historical Society Trustees as well as at the Dover … Continue reading

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Good Old Dover – Monthly Program Meeting – February 21, 2017 at 7:00 pm

What happened here? Why is it a somewhat unique event? What year was it? Where is this location? What is in that spot now?   How many scenes from good Old Dover can you remember? Test your memory.  Enjoy a … 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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George Richard’s Building

One of the oldest and historical buildings is the George Richard’s Building located at the corner of Blackwell and Sussex Streets open in 1869. It was a modern department store, carrying a complete line of stationary, groceries, furniture, hardware, dry goods, shoes … 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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