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History was made here: The New Castle Green

Written on: September 22nd, 2016 in Historic SitesMuseumsNews

Town commons was laid out by the Dutch in the 1650s.


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Ribbon-cutting ceremony celebrates re-opening of Fort Christina National Historic Landmark

Written on: July 21st, 2016 in EventsHistoric SitesNews

Landmark is situated on the approximate site of the first permanent European settlement in Delaware.


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Buena Vista Movie Night to feature “Honey, I Shrunk the Kids” on Saturday, July 23, 2016

Written on: July 14th, 2016 in EventsHistoric SitesNews

Outdoor, family-fun night also includes activities, music and food.


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Division honored with preservation award

Written on: June 29th, 2016 in Historic SitesNewsPreservation

2016 Bamberger Historic Preservation Award recognizes improvements to four state-owned historic properties in New Castle.


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Gov. Markell unveils interpretive sign marking the location of Fort Casimir

Written on: June 29th, 2016 in ArchaeologyHistoric SitesNewsPreservation

Ceremony coincides with the announcement of a $71,500 grant for archaeological investigations at the New Castle site.


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History abounds near Delaware’s beaches

Written on: June 23rd, 2016 in ArchaeologyCollectionsEventsExhibitsHistoric SitesMuseumsNews

A wealth of historic sites are open for visitation.


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Fort Christina National Historic Landmark re-opens for the summer of 2016

Written on: May 24th, 2016 in Historic SitesNews

Partnership between the division, First State National Historical Park and Kalmar Nyckel Foundation made re-opening possible.


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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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Woodburn lit up in blue and green in honor of National Eating Disorders Awareness Week

Written on: February 24th, 2016 in Historic SitesNews

The theme of the 2016 campaign is “3 Minutes Can Save a Life: Get Screened. Get Help. Get Healthy.”


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Painting Party at Buena Vista on Feb. 18, 2016

Written on: February 1st, 2016 in EventsHistoric SitesNews

Professional artist provides guests with step-by-step instruction.


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