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Restoration work completed at Old Sussex County Court House

Written on: November 22nd, 2016 in Historic SitesNewsPreservation

$307,000 project included both exterior restoration and interior refurbishment of the building’s first and second floors.

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Division to sponsor 14 special programs during the 2016 winter-holiday season

Written on: November 18th, 2016 in EventsHistoric SitesMuseumsNews

Eight winter-holiday-themed activities among the programs to be offered.

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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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