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“New Castle: Three Forts, One Community” exhibit at the New Castle Court House Museum

Written on: August 22nd, 2017 in EventsExhibitsHistoric SitesMuseumsNews

Exhibit examines the 17th-century struggle for control of New Castle, Del. by the Dutch, Swedes and English.


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John Dickinson Plantation closed on Aug. 26 and 27, 2017 in support of Dover Air Force Base Open House

Written on: August 16th, 2017 in EventsExhibitsMuseumsNews

“Thunder Over Dover” is a free, two-day event that will feature aerial demonstrations, displays of current and historical aircraft, and more.


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“Doctor Who and William Penn” to be presented at The Old State House on Aug. 19, 2017

Written on: August 9th, 2017 in EventsMuseumsNews

Play features Dr. Who, the time traveler, who brings William Penn back to Dover.


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Successful National Register research workshop held on July 26, 2017

Written on: August 4th, 2017 in NewsPreservation

Workshop designed to increase support for historic preservation, and to provide historical-research training for property owners


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Call for proposals: Historic Preservation Education Foundation’s Partners in Training initiative

Written on: July 24th, 2017 in NewsPreservation

Initiative provides training opportunities on topics associated with preservation technology. Deadline: Oct. 3, 2017


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Bethany Beach’s Dinker-Irvin Cottage added to the National Register of Historic Places

Written on: July 21st, 2017 in NewsPreservation

Property is one of six remaining cottages constructed in the resort community between 1902 and 1905.


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Division’s museums and collections awarded national accreditation

Written on: July 20th, 2017 in MuseumsNews

Accreditation by the American Alliance of Museums is the highest recognition afforded to museums in the United States.


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Division to sponsor 12 special events during August 2017

Written on: July 19th, 2017 in EventsHistoric SitesMuseumsNews

Highlights include programs on inventors in the sound-recording industry, a historic murder mystery and Dr. Who


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DSU students to present fresh perspectives on Delaware history on July 22, 2017

Written on: July 19th, 2017 in EventsMuseumsNews

Free interactive, history-related activities to be presented at four historic sites located in Dover, Del.


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Disney film “Moana” to be featured at Buena Vista Movie Night on the Lawn on Sunday, Aug. 13, 2017

Written on: July 18th, 2017 in EventsHistoric SitesNews

Free outdoor, family-fun night also includes activities, music and food on the grounds of one of Delaware’s most historic estates.


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