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Progress report on improvements to state-owned historic properties in New Castle

Written on: September 22nd, 2015 in Historic SitesNewsPreservation

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


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Hebron Methodist Church outside Georgetown added to the National Register of Historic Places

Written on: June 25th, 2015 in Historic SitesNewsPreservation

Structure is an outstanding example of rural Methodist churches from the 19th century.


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Milford Century Club re-opens after repairing damage caused by Hurricane Sandy

Written on: June 24th, 2015 in Historic SitesNewsPreservation

National Park Service grant helped support the repairs.


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Take a seaside vacation—and see where Delaware’s modern history began

Written on: June 18th, 2015 in Historic SitesMuseumsNews

Delaware’s Atlantic Ocean resorts offer a wide variety of historical attractions including Swanendael, the site of Delaware’s first European settlement.


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National park interpretive signs unveiled on Dover Green

Written on: June 2nd, 2015 in Historic SitesMuseumsNews

Signs tell the story of The Green’s role in Delaware history.


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Desiree Williams promoted to site manager of Buena Vista Conference Center

Written on: May 8th, 2015 in Historic SitesNews

One of Delaware’s most historic homes serves as a site for business gatherings and government meetings as well as receptions, parties and celebrations.


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Current division-sponsored displays

Written on: April 20th, 2015 in ExhibitsHistoric SitesMuseumsNews

Displays provide a brief accent on different aspects of history and culture and compliment the primary activities available at museums and other public places.


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Division to begin improvements to state-owned historic properties in New Castle

Written on: March 17th, 2015 in Historic SitesMuseumsNewsPreservation

State to invest $350,000 for improvements at the New Castle Court House Museum, Arsenal, Academy and Green.


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First State National Historical Park to be created

Written on: December 19th, 2014 in Historic SitesMuseumsNews

Legislation passed in Congress in December 2014; awaiting President Obama’s signature.


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Division gets help for improvements at historic Darley and Hale-Byrnes houses

Written on: December 18th, 2014 in Historic SitesNewsPreservation

Delmarva Power, state Rep. Dennis E. Williams, the Delaware General Assembly and the Delaware Society for the Preservation of Antiquities thanked for their efforts.


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