New Director of Rehoboth Beach Museum Named

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A nationwide search for a new director at the Rehoboth Beach Museum brought the Historical Society right back home! The new Director of the Rehoboth Beach Museum is Heidi Nasstrom Evans, Ph.D. – a resident of Rehoboth Beach with knowledge of the museum community – not just Rehoboth Beach. Before moving to Rehoboth Beach, Evans…

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Rehoboth’s Dolle’s Sign Finally Has Its New Home!

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The long-awaited installation of the Dolle’s sign on the Rehoboth Beach Museum was completed Wednesday afternoon with a brief ceremony. More than 250 donors contributed $35,000 to fund the installation on the canal side of the city-owned building. The Dolle’s sign arrival at the Rehoboth Beach Museum offers a very large example of the power…

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The Popular “Acoustic Jam Night” Returns to Rehoboth Beach Museum!

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For a blast from the past, don’t miss the Rehoboth Beach Museum’s re-creation of Acoustic Jam Night, the popular musical event held at The Front Page Restaurant & Bar from 1984 through 1993. This year’s Jam Night will be on Friday, Oct. 5, from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. at the Rehoboth Beach Museum. The…

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Propaganda & the American Revolution Discussion Coming to R.B. on Tuesday

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Propaganda, a method of persuasion that attempts to influence the emotions, attitudes, opinions, and actions of people is used for ideological, political and/or commercial purposes. Modern-day propaganda has many media resources to influence the thought processes of the populace.  During the era of the American Revolution, the American colonies had a flourishing network of newspapers…

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Rehoboth Beach Museum Reopens After 2nd-Floor Expansion Project!

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The Rehoboth Beach Museum officially reopened this past weekend after an eight-month-long construction project that renovated its second floor. The construction project first started in 2005-06, says Paul Kuhns, Rehoboth Museum president and Rehoboth Beach mayor. At that time, Mayor Kuhns explained, they took the “old ice house” and started construction by building a new…

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