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“Rose Color to Gold to Glowing Red: Orville and Ethel Peets in Paris 1913-1914”

Written on: February 21st, 2017 in ExhibitsMuseumsNews

New exhibit now open at Lewes, Del.’s Zwaanendael Museum.


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Call for papers: “Archaeological and Historical Symposium of the Colonial Delaware Valley”

Written on: February 13th, 2017 in ArchaeologyEventsHistoric SitesMuseumsNews

Deadline for submission of abstracts: March 31, 2017


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National Historic Preservation Advocacy Week, March 14–16, 2017

Written on: February 13th, 2017 in NewsPreservationUncategorized

Annual gathering promotes sound federal preservation policy and programs.


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“Washington vs. Lincoln—Who Was the Greatest President?” at The Old State House on Feb. 19, 2017

Written on: February 8th, 2017 in EventsMuseumsNews

President’s Day theatrical presentration will pit Washington and Lincoln against each other.


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PROGRAM RESCHEDULED–“Listen Up! African-American History” program at Dover, Del.’s Old State House rescheduled from Feb. 4 to March, 11, 2017

Written on: February 1st, 2017 in EventsMuseumsNews

Program features local youth performing their own spoken-word compositions that bring to light the history of Delaware’s African-Americans and women.


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Dan Davis promoted to Conservation Technician IV

Written on: January 30th, 2017 in HorticultureNews

Thirty-one-year veteran works in the division’s Horticulture Team.


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Division releases 2016 annual report

Written on: January 30th, 2017 in News

Report demonstrates how the agency is helping to preserve Delaware history and how it is sharing that history with the public.


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African American History Month programs among 16 special events at division museums in February 2017

Written on: January 20th, 2017 in EventsMuseumsNews

Highlights include African-American life at the John Dickinson Plantation in the 18th century, a program on jazz pianist “Fats” Waller, and a presentation on historic properties listed in the National Register since the 1980s that are significant to African-American communities throughout the state.


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Delaware State Review Board for Historic Preservation meeting on Jan. 18, 2017

Written on: January 10th, 2017 in EventsHistoric SitesNewsPreservation

Agenda to include a presentation by architectural historian Robin Krawitz on the Jackson-Wilson House in Wilmington which has been nominated for placement in the National Register of Historic Places.


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Museums of the State of Delaware closed on Saturday, Jan. 7, 2017 due to winter storm

Written on: January 6th, 2017 in EventsMuseumsNews

National Weather Service predicting significant storm.


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