Find out what happened on 3.28 in Delaware history


This Day in Delaware History:
1772    Quaker Jonathan Hunn was barred from the Duck Creek Meeting for owning a slave.

1882    The Royal Hand Bell Ringers and Glee Singers of London performed in concert at the Grand Opera House in Wilmington.

1926    The first mass on Palm Sunday was celebrated at Wilmington's St. Anthony of Padua Church.

2003    The 175 acre Futcher Farm near Five Points in Lewes brought bids of more than $275,000. an acre.  The farm was in the center of some of the most appreciating lands on the East Coast.



Today's facts were compiled by historian Roger Martin and brought to you by the Delaware Public Archives.  Visit http://archives.delaware.gov/ and discover what DPA has to offer!