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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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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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Division welcomes new staff members

Written on: December 20th, 2016 in News

Recent hires help the division in its efforts to save Delaware history.


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Division to sponsor eight free programs during January 2017

Written on: December 19th, 2016 in EventsMuseumsNews

Highlights include Prohibition in Delaware, patriotic music during World War I and culinary traditions of Sussex County.


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Fifteenth annual Delaware Day competition winners announced

Written on: December 16th, 2016 in News

Program encourages students to study the U.S. Constitution and Delaware’s role in its creation.


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Sussex Gardeners deck the halls of the Zwaanendael Museum

Written on: December 15th, 2016 in EventsExhibitsHorticultureMuseumsNews

Holiday display through December 2016 features preserved flowers, fruit, evergreen branches and other plant material.


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Division honors staff and volunteers at all-staff event

Written on: December 14th, 2016 in News

Dec. 12, 2016 event recognized 2016 achievements.


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