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December 7, 1787
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Photos from 1930s

Photos and captions on this page are provided courtesy of the Delaware Public Archives. C. Douglass Buck Governor C. Douglass Buck signed the Proclamation making December Seventh Delaware Day on December 4, 1933. C. Douglass Buck served as Governor of Delaware from 1929 to 1937.   Governor Richard McMullen w/Students Governor Richard McMullen is seen […]

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About Delaware Day

Since 1933, the governors of Delaware have proclaimed December 7 as Delaware Day in honor of that day in 1787, when Delaware became the first state to ratify the Federal Constitution, thus making Delaware the first state in the New Nation. Thanks to the efforts of a wise Delaware educator and legislator, Mr. E. Paul […]

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