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“Simple Machines” exhibit at the John Dickinson Plantation

Written on: September 11th, 2014 in ExhibitsMuseumsNews

Exhibit focuses on the six simple machines (inclined plane, screw, wedge, pulley, lever, and wheel and axle) that constitute the elementary building blocks of which many more-complicated machines are composed.

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Exhibit “Delaware and the War of 1812” closed on March 19, 2016

Written on: September 10th, 2014 in EventsExhibitsMuseumsNews

EXHIBIT CLOSED March 19, 2016.

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“A Seaborne Citizenry: The DeBraak and Its Atlantic World” exhibit at the Zwaanendael Museum

Written on: September 10th, 2014 in ArchaeologyEventsExhibitsMuseumsNewsPreservation

Exhibit explores His Majesty’s Sloop of War DeBraak, a British warship that was capsized and lost off the Delaware coast on May 25, 1798.

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An Illegal Activity: The Underground Railroad in Delaware”–exhibit closed on Dec. 7, 2014

Written on: August 26th, 2014 in EventsExhibitsMuseumsNews

EXHIBIT CLOSED Dec. 7, 2014.

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Public comment sought regarding Hurricane Sandy Disaster Relief grant awards

Written on: July 29th, 2014 in NewsPreservation

Division seeks input on its finding that the selected projects will not adversely affect historic properties.

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History was made here: Fenwick Island Lighthouse

Written on: July 23rd, 2014 in EventsHistoric SitesNews

Iconic Sussex County structure helped guide mariners for more than 100 years.

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Historic sites enhance Delaware beach vacations

Written on: July 15th, 2014 in EventsExhibitsHistoric SitesMuseumsNews

Several historic places are located within a 20-mile radius of Delaware’s Atlantic coast.

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