Patent Model Tour
Join one of our guides for an introductory tour of Hagley’s patent model collection. Learn about the history of these fascinating miniature models of invention and the patent process that was established in 1790.
Included with admission, free for members.
The tour begins at the Visitor Center, followed by a ride through the Powder Yards. Visitors will have a guided tour of our current patent model display. Afterward, visitors will return to the Powder Yards where they may tour the rest of the museum on their own. The patent model tour lasts for approximately 1.5 hours.
Advance reservations recommended, call (302) 658-2400, ext. 261 to register.
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Hagley is delighted to offer a new benefit for our members at the Household and above levels: exclusive yoga classes with teacher Mary Currie. Classes will be held Tuesday and Thursday mornings.
In 2015, the U.S. military spent approximately $435 million on music—nearly three times as much as the entire budget of the National Endowment for the Arts. This paper puts such an investment in historical perspective by examining the character and impact of military music-making in the United States in the last 150 years.
Between the 1870s and the 1930s New York City underwent a fiscal crisis approximately every twenty years. This paper examines the causes of and responses to the periodic fiscal crisis of late 19th and early 20th century New York.
This paper explores why unconventional and esoteric philosophical and religious beliefs have sometimes provided the foundation for successful business enterprises over the last two hundred years, and more especially for businesses pursuing goals other than securing returns to shareholders.
inside business circles it was unclear how to define “business executive” as an occupational category or what traits predicted an executive’s success.
Danya Pilgrim is a PhD in African American Studies and American Studies, completed at Yale University in 2019. Pilgrim is a social and cultural historian with research interests in domestic arts and foodways, and the African American experience.