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Delaware State Historic Preservation Office recent accomplishments

Written on: March 13th, 2017 in NewsPreservation

Office’s programs help to preserve Delaware’s historic places and unique cultural identity.


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Public comment sought regarding Sheriff’s House rehabilitation and use plan

Written on: February 28th, 2017 in Historic SitesNewsPreservation

First State National Historical Park to hold public meeting on March 8, 2017 in New Castle.


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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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Grants for historic preservation

Written on: June 3rd, 2016 in NewsPreservation

National Park Service now accepting applications for National Maritime Heritage Grants.


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Milford Century Club re-opens after repairing damage caused by Hurricane Sandy

Written on: June 24th, 2015 in Historic SitesNewsPreservation

National Park Service grant helped support the repairs.


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First State National Historical Park to be created

Written on: December 19th, 2014 in Historic SitesMuseumsNews

Legislation passed in Congress in December 2014; awaiting President Obama’s signature.


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$1 Million in Grants to Be Available for Delaware Historic Properties Damaged by Hurricane Sandy

Written on: December 12th, 2013 in NewsPreservation

Grant-application process to be administered by the Delaware Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs’ State Historic Preservation Office.


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Energy Audits for Historic Homeowners

Written on: December 19th, 2012 in EducationHistoric SitesPreservation

By: Jesse Zanavich, Architectural Historian Delaware State Historic Preservation Office With the cold weather here and utility bills on the rise, many historic homeowners may be wondering what they can do to cost-effectively weatherize their homes. But before spending big money to replace your older windows (see Figure 1), first consider a home energy audit. […]


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Planning So Our Historic Places Have a Future

Written on: February 7th, 2012 in ArchaeologyHistoric SitesNewsPreservation

By Alice Guerrant It’s important every so often to step back and evaluate what you’ve done so that you can see if you need to change something. Every five years, the State Historic Preservation Office leads the effort to produce a new statewide historic preservation plan. This is our chance as historic preservationists to ask […]


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