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Division launches on-line calendar of events

Written on: August 14th, 2015 in EventsExhibitsMuseumsNews

During August 2015, the Delaware Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs launched an online calendar of events that provides comprehensive, long-term listings of programs taking place at the five museums administered by the division, and at the Buena Vista Conference Center. Click the following icon to view the online calendar.  

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Seven programs on Native-American heritage among 20 events at division museums during September 2015

Written on: August 12th, 2015 in EventsMuseumsNews

The Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs will be sponsoring 20 special events during the month of September 2015 at the museums of the state of Delaware. Seven of the events will explore the First State’s rich Native-American heritage and culture. A full schedule is included below. With the exception of DeBraak tours, all programs […]

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Goodbye Howard

Written on: July 27th, 2015 in MuseumsNewsVolunteerism

By Rachel Wootten, volunteer coordinator, Delaware Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs [Editor’s note: Retired pharmacist and Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs volunteer Howard Fulcher of Dover will be leaving Delaware in August 2015 to return to his native New Jersey. Fulcher served as a division volunteer since April 2011.]  As I prepared to […]

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DSU freshmen present fresh perspectives on Delaware history

Written on: July 24th, 2015 in EducationMuseumsNewsVolunteerism

On Saturday, July 18, 2015, 18 incoming Delaware State University freshmen presented a series of interactive, history-related activities at four historic sites located in Dover, Del. The programs were developed as a partnership between the Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs’ Volunteer Program, the First State Heritage Park and Delaware State University’s Jumpstart Program, an […]

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“Shirley Temple Day in New Castle” program at the New Castle Court House Museum on July 26, 2015

Written on: July 17th, 2015 in EventsMuseumsNews

On Sunday, July 26, 2015 at 2 p.m., the New Castle Court House Museum, located at 211 Delaware St. in New Castle, Del., will present “Hollywood History at the Court House: ‘Shirley Temple Day in New Castle,’ ” a program that will explore child actress Shirley Temple’s July 2, 1938 visit to New Castle where […]

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Division to sponsor 10 special events during August 2015

Written on: July 17th, 2015 in EventsHistoric SitesMuseumsNews

History meets sci-fi, crime and 18th-century medicine to be featured.

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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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Current division-sponsored displays

Written on: June 15th, 2015 in ExhibitsMuseumsNews

Items on view accent activities at museums, historic sites and other public places.

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Division to sponsor 13 special events during July 2015

Written on: June 15th, 2015 in EventsMuseumsNews

Fourth of July activities and DeBraak tours among the events to be presented.

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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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