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Larry Williams Joins Division Staff As Physical-plant Maintenance Mechanic

Written on: November 25th, 2013 in News

Responsibilities will include maintaining, repairing and preserving the nearly 90 structures administered by the division.


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Debraak Tours Attendance Increased by 38% in 2013; New Tours Scheduled for 2014

Written on: November 22nd, 2013 in EventsMuseumsNews

Public interest continues for British warship that sank off the Delaware coast on May 25, 1798.


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First State Heritage Park 18th Century Market Fair Photo Contest

Written on: October 29th, 2013 in EventsHistoric SitesMultimediaMuseumsNews

Participate in First State Heritage Park’s 18th Century Market Fair Flickr Photo Contest in Eight Easy Steps:     STEP 1 Experience history and capture some memories at the First State Heritage Park 18th Century Market Fair on November 2, 2013!   STEP 2 Join the Photo Contest group on Flickr.  * Make sure you […]


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Division Welcomes Five New Historic-site Interpreters

Written on: October 28th, 2013 in MuseumsNews

Working at the state’s museums, these employees help bring Delaware history to life.


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Division Archaeologist to Speak at International Meeting in the Netherlands

Written on: October 25th, 2013 in ArchaeologyNews

Craig Lukezic to discuss Fort Casimir, established by the Dutch in 1651 in what is now New Castle, Del.


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South African Winery Rekindles Historic 18th Century Connection to Delaware

Written on: September 20th, 2013 in ArchaeologyHistoric SitesMuseumsNewsPreservation

Bottle fragments from Lewes, Del.’s Roosevelt Inlet Shipwreck traced to the venerable wine estate.


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Division helped create exhibit on African American faith experiences in Delaware

Written on: August 23rd, 2013 in ExhibitsMuseumsNews

EXHIBIT CLOSED on June 14, 2014.


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Exhibits on Charles Parks and the USS Delaware closed on Sept. 22, 2013

Written on: August 21st, 2013 in ExhibitsNews

EXHIBITS CLOSED on Sept. 22, 2013.


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2013 exhibits featured nearly 60 works of art from the state’s collections

Written on: July 23rd, 2013 in ExhibitsNews

EXHIBITS CLOSED on Aug. 25, 2013 and Dec. 31, 2013 respectively.


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Watch C-SPAN Segments Filmed in Dover, Del.

Written on: July 19th, 2013 in EducationHistoric SitesMultimediaNews

Beginning on July 20, 2013, C-SPAN, the public-affairs television network, will be posting 13 television segments on its website featuring the literary life and history of Delaware’s capital city of Dover. The segments can be viewed at the following Web address: www.c-span.org/LocalContent/Dover. C-SPAN will also be broadcasting the segments on non-fiction book channel BookTV (on […]


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