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St. Paul AME Church in Harrington added to the National Register of Historic Places

Written on: December 20th, 2016 in Historic SitesNewsPreservation

Church has served Harrington’s black community since 1895.


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Hale-Byrnes House to receive $47,610 grant from the Longwood Foundation

Written on: November 23rd, 2016 in Historic SitesNewsPreservation

Funding will be used for repair of deteriorating mortar joints at the building’s gables and chimneys.


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Restoration work completed at Old Sussex County Court House

Written on: November 22nd, 2016 in Historic SitesNewsPreservation

$307,000 project included both exterior restoration and interior refurbishment of the building’s first and second floors.


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Small Grants available from Delaware Preservation Fund

Written on: November 21st, 2016 in NewsPreservation

Program supports preservation activities at historic properties and districts. Deadline: Dec. 16, 2016.


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Celebration brings Preservation50 to a close

Written on: September 23rd, 2016 in NewsPreservation

Event to take place on Friday, Oct. 7, 2016 in Smyrna, Del.


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Delaware State Review Board for Historic Preservation to meet on Oct. 19, 2016

Written on: September 23rd, 2016 in NewsPreservation

Board meeting to include review of two nominations to the National Register of Historic Places.


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Kara Briggs joins the division staff as an architectural historian

Written on: August 25th, 2016 in NewsPreservation

New employee will serve in the State Historic Preservation Office.


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Delaware General Assembly passes resolution commending the National Historic Preservation Act

Written on: July 19th, 2016 in NewsPreservation

2016 marks the 50th anniversary of the act’s passage.


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Video commissioned by the division celebrates archaeology in Delaware

Written on: June 29th, 2016 in ArchaeologyNewsPreservation

Video created in celebration of the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966.


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Division honored with preservation award

Written on: June 29th, 2016 in Historic SitesNewsPreservation

2016 Bamberger Historic Preservation Award recognizes improvements to four state-owned historic properties in New Castle.


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