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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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Division notes passing of Gloria Messina, former historic-site interpreter

Written on: July 17th, 2017 in News

Messina worked at the John Dickinson Plantation in the 1980s and 90s.


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Division to replace New Castle Academy roof

Written on: July 10th, 2017 in Historic SitesNewsPreservation

Improvements slated to take place in late summer/early fall 2017.


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50th anniversary celebration of Johnson Victrola Museum taking place in 2017

Written on: July 10th, 2017 in EventsMuseumsNews

Museum highlights the life and achievements of Dover’s native son, Eldridge Reeves Johnson, founder of The Victor Talking Machine Company.


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exhibits

Kalmar Nyckel Foundation mounts new exhibit on Wilmington’s industrial past

Written on: June 28th, 2017 in ExhibitsNews

Exhibit supported by the National Park Service’s National Maritime Heritage Grant Program.


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collections

Portraits of former Gov. and Mrs. Markell added to the State Portrait Collection

Written on: June 28th, 2017 in CollectionsExhibitsNews

Collection includes more than 200 works depicting many of the state’s most notable public figures.


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State fiscal year 2017 review: Delaware properties listed in the National Register of Historic Places

Written on: June 27th, 2017 in Historic SitesNewsPreservation

By Madeline Dunn, Delaware Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs’ historian and National Register of Historic Places coordinator


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Division to sponsor 23 special events during July 2017

Written on: June 26th, 2017 in EventsHistoric SitesMuseumsNews

Highlights include programs on Independence Day, jazz history and quill-pen writing.


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Wine-glass painting party on June 22, 2017 at Buena Vista mansion

Written on: June 12th, 2017 in EventsHistoric SitesNews

Event features a professional artist who will provide each guest with step-by-step instruction in creating two, hand-painted wine glasses utilizing the “Spring Flower!” design.


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“Coming Home, the Toll of War”

Written on: June 12th, 2017 in EventsNews

Lewes, Del. program explores the experiences of veterans returning home following World War I and how they compare with today’s veterans’ experience.


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