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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 roof of Academy building in New Castle

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 Dover, Del.’s 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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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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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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Division employees receive a Delaware Award for Heroism

Written on: June 1st, 2017 in News

Greg Buchman, Chris Conley, Scott Hayes and James Scott honored for saving the life of one of their fellow employees.


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Division to sponsor 16 special events during June 2017

Written on: May 25th, 2017 in EventsHistoric SitesMuseumsNews

Man’s Best Friend, Separation Day and a wine-glass painting party among the events to be presented.


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“Service, Suffrage, and Swing: World War I Era in Delaware”

Written on: May 19th, 2017 in EventsMuseumsNews

America’s participation in “the war to end all wars” will be brought to life during this five-day program that will take place at a variety of downtown Lewes, Del. locations from June 18–22, 2017.


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