Annie Jump Cannon
At Parke Green Galleries we love promoting the history of our wonderful capital, Dover. One of our favorite daughters is Annie Jump Cannon, the astronomer who was a Dover resident for over 30 years. She became internationally famous for her work at Harvard and was our star gazer.
Mayor Christiansen’s Essay Contest 2018
We are excited to help our local students learn about the history of their town and one of their more famous citizens. The essay contest deadline is November 9. All participants will receive a certificate.
Cannon House Tour & Annie Birthday Celebration
Annie’s Desk is now permanently at home in her house on State Street which is listed on the National Register of Historic Homes Pictured is first person interpreter, Linda Chatfield, who will be Annie on December 9. The birthday celebration is the highlight of our planned festivities.
Old State House Programming, Book Signings and Related events
We are delighted to help facilitate book signings for Dava Sobel at Barnes and Nobel in Salisbury, Maryland, the Lewes Library, the Dover Public Library as well as the Old State House and Annie’s home during her birthday celebration.