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“Lost off Lewes: The British warship DeBraak”

Written on: May 26th, 2016 in ArchaeologyCollectionsEventsExhibitsMuseumsNews

Tours explore the surviving hull section of this 18th-century shipwreck.

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Division to sponsor 24 special programs during June 2016

Written on: May 24th, 2016 in EventsMuseumsNewsPreservation

DeBraak tours, the 18th Annual Chautauqua and an evening of readings by Delaware poets and authors among the events to be presented.

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Johnson Victrola Museum closed from June 6 to 30, 2016

Written on: May 20th, 2016 in MuseumsNews

Museum will re-open on July 1, 2016 after completion of construction activities.

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EVENT POSTPONED–Post Cards of the Past” presentation at Dover, Del.’s Old State House on May 1, 2016

Written on: April 29th, 2016 in EventsMuseumsNews

Sunday, May 1, 2016 event to be rescheduled.

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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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Theme of 2016 Dover Days Festival is historic preservation

Written on: April 21st, 2016 in EventsExhibitsMuseumsNewsPreservation

Division will be offering several programs including those celebrating the 1976 restoration of The Old State House.

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Division staff news

Written on: April 20th, 2016 in HorticultureMuseumsNewsVolunteerism

Additions made to volunteer-services, horticulture and site-management teams and at the Buena Vista Conference Center.

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Archaeological symposium at the New Castle Court House Museum on May 7, 2016

Written on: April 18th, 2016 in ArchaeologyEventsMuseumsNews

Program seeks to identify the uniqueness of the early colonial cultures in the region.

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Division to sponsor 13 special programs during May 2016

Written on: April 14th, 2016 in ArchaeologyEventsMuseumsNewsPreservation

Highlights of the month include programs on the saving of The Old State House, a symposium on the early Colonial archaeology of the Delaware Valley region and the Zwaanendael Maritime Celebration.

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“Wine and Spirits in Delaware: Producing, Preserving, and Presenting”

Written on: March 23rd, 2016 in ExhibitsMuseumsNews

Exhibit tells the story of Delaware’s wine and spirits trade from the time of European settlement to the present day.

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