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Sat, May 18


New Castle Green

Day in Old New Castle 2024 (LH)

This is an all day event on a Saturday on the historic Green in historic New Castle, DE.

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Day in Old New Castle 2024 (LH)
Day in Old New Castle 2024 (LH)

Time & Location

May 18, 2024, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

New Castle Green, 211 Delaware St, New Castle, DE 19720, USA


About the event 

Notes: This is an event in historic New Castle, DE. We are to be setup on this historic Green area. Please see below for additional information.

From the Event Organizer:

A Day In Old New Castle is almost here. Attached is the placement maps for the groups either on the Green or Battery Park, parking passes for unloading /loading, and times of scheduled events and performances for the day.

Some helpful information:

• It is advised that you drop off your group’s materials before 9:30 am. Street closing from Delaware St down to the Wharf by 9:30am. Market St will be closed with no parking. There will be no parking on Delaware St except for a few handicapped spots. There are unloading/loading areas on 3rd St, Market St and Battery Park to drop off your materials and then you must move your vehicle. The earlier you come you may find street parking close to the Green or parking at the lots on w. 5th St. (library and Methodist Church lots), 2nd and Chestnut Sts (gravel lot), and 4th and Chestnut Streets. 

• There will be someone on the Green/Battery Park to assist you finding your assigned spot, answer questions, and provide you with other information.

• Please follow times in the schedule for your group’s activities. We have to coordinate all group’s times so that all visitors have the opportunity to see and hear everyone. Please respect other performing groups by keeping to the times scheduled for your group.


Saturday, May 18, 2024

Schedule of Activities


9:30am – 5:45pm  Shuttle Bus from 1st Baptist Church to New Castle. Continual run.

Bus Stop - 2nd & Delaware Streets

9:30am-4:00pm Ticket and Information Booth Open - Court House Plaza

10am-4:00pm Houses, Gardens, Museums Open  See Insert

10am-4:00pm Kalmar Nyckel Tours   Dock

10am-5pm Encampments, Reenactments, Demonstrations

Ft. Delaware Coronet Band and Encampment Green

Cheese Making – Heart to Hearth Cooking  Green

Historic Caricatures by Kevin O’Malley Green

Garrison of New Amstel 1651-1664  Green

New Sweden Center Green

Greenbank Mill and Philips Farm Heritage Sheep  Green

Thistledown Fiber Guild Green

Native American Food Ways Green

Daughters of the War of 1812 Green

Battell and Read Chapter DAR  Green

18thCentury Children’s Toys and Games Green

1stState Historical National Park Activities

Michael Carver Colonial Brewmeister  Green

Penn Farm  Green

1stState Historical Park Green

For Woodness Sake Green

Market Row Vendors:   In Front of Court House

Old World Breads,  Designs by Rachel,  JC Kettle Corn,  Gigi and Cat,

Henlopen Candles,  Ft. Casimir Honey Co,  Sons of Liberty Tees and Signs

Food Trucks:  Bailey’s Dawgs      Town Hall

Food Trucks:     Zack’s Grill Truck, Kona Ice     Wharf

Schedule of Musical Performances

10:00am  Ft. Delaware Coronet Band Green

11:00am  Music School of De Suzuki Violins  Town Hall Tent

11:30 Dutch and Swedish Walking Tour  Ft. Casimir Site

from Ft. Casimir to the Kalmar Nyckel by Brian Cannon

12:00pm Dover English Country Dancers Town Hall Tent

12:30pm   Ft. Delaware Coronet Band Green

1:00pm Dr. J Town Hall Tent

1:30pm   Dutch and Swedish Walking Tour  Ft. Casimir Site

from Ft. Casimir to the Kalmar Nyckel by Brian Cannon

2:00pm  Plein Air Competition Awards Front of Court

Ft. Delaware Coronet Band Green

2:30pm   Dover English Country Dancers Town Hall Tent

3:00pm Dr. J Town Hall Tent

Ft. Delaware Coronet Band Green

4pm Evensong at Immanuel Church  Green

Houses, Museums, Kalmar Nyckel Close

5pm  Day In Old New Castle Closes

5:45pm Last bus from New Castle to Baptist Church Parking

Restrooms : Read House, Arsenal, Battery Park, Portables at Green & Wharf


1st Delaware Regiment Specific:

Length of Event: All Day – 10am – 5pm

Arrival Time For Regiment: 9am

Parking: Please park near the historic Green area or use shuttle service from 1st Baptist Church.

Restrooms: Indoors – fully functioning inside Court House Museum or at Arsenal

Food and Beverages Provided: Yes – by Regiment or event organizer for lunch.

Encampment Setup Level: Small

Camp Kitchen Setup: Yes

Camp Kitchen Tent Fly: Yes

Supply Tent Setup: No

In Ground or Above Ground Fire Permitted: Yes

Individual Soldier Tents Permitted: Yes – Indicate to Officer of the Day if bringing your own soldier tent or need a tent.

Water Provided: Yes – from Court House Museum

Straw Provided: No

Firewood Provided: No

Soldier Specific:

Impression: Civilian clothing.  Otherwise, militia.  Otherwise, Delaware Continental.    

Kit Level: Civilian or militia.

Musket Firing: Yes

Musician Specific:

Contact Musician Sergeant-Major for music to be played at this event. Military calls also to be demonstrated too if possible.

Civilian Specific:

Impression: Civilians and civilian followers of a militia camp.

Table Displays Permitted: Yes – please indicate display you wish to show to Officer of the Day or Civilian Camp Coordinator (if applicable).

Supporter Specific:

Please assist in setup and/or breakdown if possible. Also – please bring camera or video camera to take photographs or video if possible. We will look to take posed photos that will be used to help educate the public if possible at each event this year.

Registered as Attending:

  1. Chris Mlynarczyk - Military - Officer
  2. Blaise Glowiak - Military - Officer
  3. Josh Loper - Military - Soldier
  4. Kevin O'Malley - Military - Soldier
  5. Terry Dunham - Military - Soldier
  6. John Foskey - Military - Soldier
  7. John Taylor - Military - Soldier
  8. Fane Wheeler - Military - Soldier
  9. Marvis Colonna - Military - Soldier

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