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Division seeks applicants for project review archaeologist

Written on: November 7th, 2018 in ArchaeologyNewsPreservation

The Delaware Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs has an immediate job opening for a project review archaeologist in Dover, Del. Applicants must meet the Secretary of the Interior’s Professional Qualifications for Archaeology. This is a full time contractual position, supported by special funds for a period of one year with the possibility of renewal, contingent on the availability of funds.

The position is contracted through Goodwill of Delaware Staffing Services and includes benefits. To apply, go to: A full job description is available upon request. For questions regarding this opportunity, please e-mail GSS@goodwillde.orgApplication deadline: Nov. 19, 2018.

The position will join the division’s State Historic Preservation Office team of cultural resource professionals and assist in stewardship and protection of the state’s archaeological resources. Job duties include: consulting with federal, state and local agencies and applicants concerning the effects of their projects on historic properties; reviewing archaeological work involving the identification, evaluation and treatment of sites; and supporting and participating in public outreach activities. The archaeologist will also advise agencies and constituents on appropriate delineation of cemeteries, and coordinate the division’s response to discoveries of unmarked burials.


“Over There and Back Again!” program at Dover, Del.’s Old State House on Nov. 11, 2018

Written on: November 1st, 2018 in EventsMuseumsNews

Lead historic-site-interpreter Gavin Malone will portray a World War I veteran discussing the differences in American society between the 1910s and the early 1920s.

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Zwaanendael Museum seeks historic-site interpreter

Written on: November 1st, 2018 in MuseumsNews

Deadline extended to Nov. 14, 2018

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Federal fiscal year 2018 review: Three Delaware properties listed in the National Register of Historic Places

Written on: October 29th, 2018 in NewsPreservation

By Madeline Dunn, Delaware Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs’ historian and National Register of Historic Places coordinator

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CANCELLED: “Governor’s Halloween Family Fun Fest” at Woodburn: The Governor’s Residence on Oct. 27, 2018

Written on: October 26th, 2018 in EventsNews

Event cancelled due to anticipated heavy rain and wind.

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CANCELLED: “Lantern Tours of the Plantation” at the John Dickinson Plantation on Oct. 26, 2018

Written on: October 25th, 2018 in EventsMuseumsNewsUncategorized

Program cancelled based on anticipated heavy rain and wind.

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Successes reviewed; future plans discussed at division all-staff meeting on Oct. 15, 2018

Written on: October 24th, 2018 in News

Staff and volunteers recognized during the event.

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Recent capital improvement projects at the Buena Vista conference center

Written on: October 24th, 2018 in Historic SitesNewsPreservation

Part of a master planning process designed to safeguard the property’s historical integrity and improve visitors’ experiences.

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Laura Coderre joins staff of the Buena Vista conference center

Written on: October 23rd, 2018 in News

Responsibilities include care and maintenance of this historic 1847 property.

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Division to sponsor 11 special events during November 2018

Written on: October 22nd, 2018 in EventsMuseumsNews

Changes to American society in the early 20th century, grave sites of notable New Castle veterans and candle-making among topics to be explored.

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