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EVENT POSTPONED–Post Cards of the Past” presentation at Dover, Del.’s Old State House on May 1, 2016

Written on: April 29th, 2016 in EventsMuseumsNews


Due to unforeseen circumstances, the presentation “Post Cards of the Past,” originally scheduled for Sunday, May 1, 2016 at The Old State House in Dover, Del., has been postponed. The event will be rescheduled in the near future.

Following is information on the original event:

Sunday, May 1, 2016
“Post Cards of the Past.” Bill Burton gives visitors a chance to revisit “Old Dover” through his amazing collection of old Kent County postcards. The Old State House, 25 The Green, Dover. Program 2 p.m. Museum open 1:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m. Free admission but, due to space restrictions, reservations are required by calling 302-744-5054.

Capital improvements completed at state-owned historic properties in New Castle

Written on: April 25th, 2016 in Historic SitesMuseumsNewsPreservation

State invested $350,000 for projects at the New Castle Court House Museum, Arsenal, Academy and Green.

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Theme of 2016 Dover Days Festival is historic preservation

Written on: April 21st, 2016 in EventsExhibitsMuseumsNewsPreservation

Division will be offering several programs including those celebrating the 1976 restoration of The Old State House.

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Division staff news

Written on: April 20th, 2016 in HorticultureMuseumsNewsVolunteerism

Additions made to volunteer-services, horticulture and site-management teams and at the Buena Vista Conference Center.

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Division seeks architectural historian

Written on: April 19th, 2016 in NewsPreservation

Application closing date: April 29, 2016.

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Archaeological symposium at the New Castle Court House Museum on May 7, 2016

Written on: April 18th, 2016 in ArchaeologyEventsMuseumsNews

Program seeks to identify the uniqueness of the early colonial cultures in the region.

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Quilt Documentation Day to take place at Lewes Presbyterian Church on April 30, 2016

Written on: April 18th, 2016 in CollectionsEventsNews

Project is designed to record the rich tradition of quilt-making in the state of Delaware and to help preserve its legacy for future generations.

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The Life and Love of Ethel Canby Peets

Written on: April 15th, 2016 in EducationNewsVolunteerism

Written by Amanda Svehla When I began my internship with the Delaware Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs, I was not quite sure what to expect. Certainly, I knew that I would be handling objects, but I was not prepared for the intimate journey I was about to embark on through personal research. I walked […]

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Division to sponsor 13 special programs during May 2016

Written on: April 14th, 2016 in ArchaeologyEventsMuseumsNewsPreservation

Highlights of the month include programs on the saving of The Old State House, a symposium on the early Colonial archaeology of the Delaware Valley region and the Zwaanendael Maritime Celebration.

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Delaware State Review Board for Historic Preservation to meet on April 13, 2016

Written on: April 1st, 2016 in NewsPreservation

Board will review three new nominations to the National Register of Historic Places.

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