Archive of Delaware Grays Announcements & Press Releases

 

July 16, 2019:  Read media articles on the Delaware legislature's de-funding of a Georgetown Historical Society grant over the presence of the Confederate Battle Flag. The flag flies over the Delaware Grays Confederate Monument honoring Delawareans who fought for and aided the Confederacy.

https://delawarestatenews.net/news/csa-flag-monument-cost-a-georgetown-nonprofit-its-funding/

http://www.wboc.com/story/40797868/confederate-monument-costs-georgetown-group-state-funding/

https://www.delawareonline.com/story/news/2019/07/22/confederate-flag-costs-georgetown-historical-society-14-k-state-funding/1753885001/

https://whyy.org/articles/delaware-museum-group-loses-taxpayer-funding-over-confederate-monument/

August 25,2017: Delaware News Journal article: Sen. Brian Pettyjohn: Confederate monument in Georgetown has value

August 23, 2017: Sussex Post: Lawmakers say 'No' to NAACP request to halt funding to Georgetown Historical Society.
August 19,2017: Delaware News Journal article: North-South battle lines persist in Delaware
June 13, 2017: Read Compatriot Richard Jamison's Sussex County Post article on the removal of Confederate monuments.
May 30, 2017: Commander Jeff Plummer speaks out on removal of Confederate monuments.
April 16, 2011: Delaware Confederate Memorial Day Ceremony Announcement (.PDF)
April 20, 2010: Delaware Confederate History Remembered May 8th in Georgetown
January 12, 2009: “Stonewall” Jackson to appear at Lee-Jackson Day in Georgetown
November 9, 2008: Return Day crowd gathers to view Biden & local elected officials – also see “black Confederate”
September 22, 2008: Guest Speakers talk about Delaware Confederates & Jewish Confederate Soldiers
March 10, 2008: "Delaware Grays" dedicate VA marker for Confederate Delaware soldier
March 10, 2008: Delaware Confederates Honored during ceremony May 10 in Georgetown
January 11, 2008: First-ever Delmarva Lee-Jackson Day Ceremony at Confederate Monument in Georgetown a Success!
January 2008: Invitation to the Lee-Jackson Day Ceremony at Confederate Monument in Georgetown