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State fiscal year 2017 review: Delaware properties listed in the National Register of Historic Places

Written on: June 27th, 2017 in Historic SitesNewsPreservation

By Madeline Dunn, Delaware Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs’ historian and National Register of Historic Places coordinator


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Division to sponsor 23 special events during July 2017

Written on: June 26th, 2017 in EventsHistoric SitesMuseumsNews

Highlights include programs on Independence Day, jazz history and quill-pen writing.


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Wine-glass painting party on June 22, 2017 at Buena Vista mansion

Written on: June 12th, 2017 in EventsHistoric SitesNews

Event features a professional artist who will provide each guest with step-by-step instruction in creating two, hand-painted wine glasses utilizing the “Spring Flower!” design.


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“Coming Home, the Toll of War”

Written on: June 12th, 2017 in EventsNews

Lewes, Del. program explores the experiences of veterans returning home following World War I and how they compare with today’s veterans’ experience.


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Division employees receive a Delaware Award for Heroism

Written on: June 1st, 2017 in News

Greg Buchman, Chris Conley, Scott Hayes and James Scott honored for saving the life of one of their fellow employees.


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Division to sponsor 16 special events during June 2017

Written on: May 25th, 2017 in EventsHistoric SitesMuseumsNews

Man’s Best Friend, Separation Day and a wine-glass painting party among the events to be presented.


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“Service, Suffrage, and Swing: World War I Era in Delaware”

Written on: May 19th, 2017 in EventsMuseumsNews

America’s participation in “the war to end all wars” will be brought to life during this five-day program that will take place at a variety of downtown Lewes, Del. locations from June 18–22, 2017.


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“Five Stories” explores the lives of people who lived and worked at the John Dickinson Plantation

Written on: April 26th, 2017 in EventsExhibitsHistoric SitesMuseumsNews

Dickinson family members, tenant farmers, tradesmen, free blacks, indentured servants and enslaved individuals are featured.


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Division to sponsor seven special events during May 2017

Written on: April 20th, 2017 in EventsHistoric SitesMuseumsNews

Highlights include Dover Days presentations, the Zwaanendael Museum’s Sixth Annual Maritime Festival and A Day in Old New Castle.


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Gathering public input on the 2018-2022 Statewide Historic Preservation Plan: New on-line survey available

Written on: April 19th, 2017 in NewsPreservation

Survey seeks feedback on the needs and issues facing historic places in Delaware.


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