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Wine-glass painting party on June 22, 2017 at Buena Vista mansion

Written on: June 12th, 2017 in EventsHistoric SitesNews

Event features a professional artist who will provide each guest with step-by-step instruction in creating two, hand-painted wine glasses utilizing the “Spring Flower!” design.


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Division to sponsor 16 special events during June 2017

Written on: May 25th, 2017 in EventsHistoric SitesMuseumsNews

Man’s Best Friend, Separation Day and a wine-glass painting party among the events to be presented.


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“Five Stories” explores the lives of people who lived and worked at the John Dickinson Plantation

Written on: April 26th, 2017 in EventsExhibitsHistoric SitesMuseumsNews

Dickinson family members, tenant farmers, tradesmen, free blacks, indentured servants and enslaved individuals are featured.


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Division to sponsor seven special events during May 2017

Written on: April 20th, 2017 in EventsHistoric SitesMuseumsNews

Highlights include Dover Days presentations, the Zwaanendael Museum’s Sixth Annual Maritime Festival and A Day in Old New Castle.


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Division to sponsor 18 special events during April 2017

Written on: March 23rd, 2017 in EventsHistoric SitesMuseumsNewsUncategorized

Highlights include the Slave Dwelling Project, America’s Founding Fathers and Mothers, and programs on Delaware’s Dutch heritage.


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Public comment sought regarding Sheriff’s House rehabilitation and use plan

Written on: February 28th, 2017 in Historic SitesNewsPreservation

First State National Historical Park to hold public meeting on March 8, 2017 in New Castle.


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Call for papers: “Archaeological and Historical Symposium of the Colonial Delaware Valley”

Written on: February 13th, 2017 in ArchaeologyEventsHistoric SitesMuseumsNews

Deadline for submission of abstracts: March 31, 2017


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Delaware State Review Board for Historic Preservation meeting on Jan. 18, 2017

Written on: January 10th, 2017 in EventsHistoric SitesNewsPreservation

Agenda to include a presentation by architectural historian Robin Krawitz on the Jackson-Wilson House in Wilmington which has been nominated for placement in the National Register of Historic Places.


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St. Paul AME Church in Harrington added to the National Register of Historic Places

Written on: December 20th, 2016 in Historic SitesNewsPreservation

Church has served Harrington’s black community since 1895.


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“Land and Sea Christmas”: Buena Vista Holiday Open House on Saturday, Dec. 10, 2016

Written on: December 2nd, 2016 in EventsHistoric SitesNews

One-day-only event showcases one of Delaware’s most historic homes.


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