December 8, 1987 |
Delaware threw itself a party with all the trimmings Monday, including the biggest parade ever held in the state capital, to celebrate the 200th anniversary of the day the state became the first to ratify the U.S. Constitution. "It's a very special day in Delaware. Probably the most special day we will ever see," Gov. Michael N. Castle told pupils at East Dover Elementary School. But there were a few protesters because Castle had refused to declare the day a state holiday. Castle and former U.S.