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Gov. Markell unveils interpretive sign marking the location of Fort Casimir

Written on: June 29th, 2016 in ArchaeologyHistoric SitesNewsPreservation

Ceremony coincides with the announcement of a $71,500 grant for archaeological investigations at the New Castle site.

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Grants for historic preservation

Written on: June 3rd, 2016 in NewsPreservation

National Park Service now accepting applications for National Maritime Heritage Grants.

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Alice Guerrant receives award from the Archaeological Society of Delaware

Written on: June 2nd, 2016 in ArchaeologyNewsPreservation

Division archaeologist honored for outstanding contributions to the society.

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“Making the First State Shine: 50 Years of Historic Preservation in Delaware”

Written on: June 1st, 2016 in EventsMuseumsNewsPreservation

18th annual Chautauqua to take place in Lewes, Del. from June 19 to 23, 2016.

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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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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 seeks architectural historian

Written on: April 19th, 2016 in NewsPreservation

Application closing date: April 29, 2016.

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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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Delaware State Review Board for Historic Preservation to meet on April 13, 2016

Written on: April 1st, 2016 in NewsPreservation

Board will review three new nominations to the National Register of Historic Places.

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