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Division projects honored with prestigious national awards

Written on: June 26th, 2014 in EventsExhibitsMuseumsNews

American Association for State and Local History bestows two 2014 Leadership in History Awards to Delaware-Division-of-Historical-and-Cultural-Affairs-affiliated projects.

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Division Helps Create Exhibit on African American Faith Experiences in Delaware

Written on: August 23rd, 2013 in ExhibitsMuseumsNews

EXHIBIT CLOSED on June 14, 2014.

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Last Chance to View Exhibits on Charles Parks and the USS Delaware

Written on: August 21st, 2013 in ExhibitsNews

EXHIBITS CLOSED on Sept. 22, 2013.

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Exhibits to Feature Nearly 60 Works of Art From the State’s Collections

Written on: July 23rd, 2013 in ExhibitsNews

EXHIBITS CLOSED on Aug. 25, 2013 and Dec. 31, 2013 respectively.

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Animating Delaware History: The State Seal

Written on: October 8th, 2012 in ExhibitsMuseums

  It’s the HCA Blog Premier of “Animating Delaware History!” We’ve been doing some work with our Delaware State Seal exhibit at The Old State House and our resident animator, Bradley Dotson, came up with a creative twist to the story behind the Seal:   Of course, this isn’t really how our State Seal came […]

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Delaware and the War of 1812: Part IV

Written on: August 13th, 2012 in EducationEventsExhibitsHistoric Sites

By Chuck Fithian, HCA Curator of Archaeology While the fighting was occurring in America, peace negotiations had been taking place in Russia, and later in Belgium. One of Delaware’s senators, James A. Bayard, would be one of the American commissioners who helped negotiate the Treaty of Ghent, which was signed on December 24, 1814 ending […]

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Delaware Commemorates Black History Month

Written on: February 1st, 2012 in EducationEventsExhibitsMuseumsNews

Today marks the start of Black History Month and tomorrow Governor Jack Markell will be officially kicking things off in the First State with a public proclamation at 11AM at the Delaware Public Archives. Students from Central Middle School will join the Governor in welcoming Mr. Orlando Camp, one of the “Milford Eleven,” who will […]

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