Written on: October 23rd, 2018 in News
In September 2018, the Delaware Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs welcomed Laura Coderre as an executive housekeeper at the Buena Vista conference/event center in New Castle. In addition to the upkeep of the house, her varied responsibilities include assisting with the set-up and break-down of events, food service, hospitality, customer relations and inventory management.
A graduate of William Patterson University in Wayne, N.J. where she majored in sociology, Coderre previously lived in the Hampton Roads/Virginia Beach area of Virginia where she worked as an executive manager for Health Care Services of Hampton Roads. After she and her husband and son moved to Clayton, Del. two years ago, she worked for Merry Maids cleaning services. She enjoys working in Buena Vista’s historic environment and interacting with the many different people who visit the site.
Changes to American society in the early 20th century, grave sites of notable New Castle veterans, and candle-making among topics to be explored.
Study will help the park plan for the future.
Meeting will include review of nominations to the National Register of Historic Places for the Taylors Bridge School in New Castle County and the Richard Allen School in Georgetown.
Lecture by Theo Braunskill, Lenapé citizen and Elders Council member, and Nena Todd, manager of the Delaware Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs’ downtown Dover museums.
Program supports preservation activities at historic properties. Deadline: Dec. 14, 2018.
Event will include scholarly presentations on My Lord’s Gift, a 17th century archaeological site in Queenstown, Md.; and the Coleman Farm, Reedy Island and Fort Casimir sites in Delaware.
Closing date: Oct. 10, 2018
Naval engagement played a decisive role in America’s victory in its struggle for independence from Great Britain.
Event commemorates the 336th anniversary Penn’s Oct. 27, 1682 disembarkment at New Castle, his first landing in the New World.