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“Drawing America to Victory: The Persuasive Power of the Arts in World War I”

Written on: March 24th, 2017 in CollectionsExhibitsMultimediaNews

Online exhibit revolves around 27 World War I posters from the collections of the State of Delaware.


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Join the division’s Volunteer Program and make a difference in Delaware history

Written on: March 23rd, 2017 in MuseumsNewsVolunteerism

By Bridget Wallace, volunteer services coordinator, Delaware Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs.


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City of New Castle receives Certified Local Government status

Written on: February 27th, 2017 in NewsPreservation

Designation encourages successful preservation programs and practices.


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Harriet Tubman Day to be celebrated on March 11, 2017

Written on: February 27th, 2017 in EventsNews

Events to be held at the Delaware History Museum and Friends Meeting House in Wilmington.


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Division to hold public meetings seeking input for Delaware’s 2018–2022 State Historic Preservation Plan

Written on: February 24th, 2017 in NewsPreservation

Five meetings to be held at locations across the state during March 2017.


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“Rose Color to Gold to Glowing Red: Orville and Ethel Peets in Paris 1913-1914”

Written on: February 21st, 2017 in ExhibitsMuseumsNews

New exhibit now open at Lewes, Del.’s Zwaanendael Museum.


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“Washington vs. Lincoln—Who Was the Greatest President?” at The Old State House on Feb. 19, 2017

Written on: February 8th, 2017 in EventsMuseumsNews

President’s Day theatrical presentration will pit Washington and Lincoln against each other.


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PROGRAM RESCHEDULED–“Listen Up! African-American History” program at Dover, Del.’s Old State House rescheduled from Feb. 4 to March, 11, 2017

Written on: February 1st, 2017 in EventsMuseumsNews

Program features local youth performing their own spoken-word compositions that bring to light the history of Delaware’s African-Americans and women.


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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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