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Welcome to the Historical & Cultural Affairs Blog

Written on: January 20th, 2012 in Historic Sites Museums News Preservation

Welcome to the official blog of Delaware’s Division of Historical & Cultural Affairs. This inaugural post is a special milestone in the division’s current “Point and Click” initiative, which aims to make the division and its holdings more accessible to the public. Having as much concern for the future as we do for the past, we also hope that this forum will make the public more accessible to the division.

In other words, “It is my pleasure to introduce to you the Division of Historical & Cultural Affairs.” State agency we may be, we are also a team of individuals deeply committed to “Saving Delaware History” and using it to carry Delaware’s story forward for future generations. This important work takes our staff across the state and the region on a wide variety of directives:

Alright, that last example may have been a little eerie, but we are all over the state and we are doing a lot more than meets the eye. I hope that this new blog will give you an opportunity to engage with the people that are doing these wonderful things as well as those wonderful things that they are doing.

This is also a good opportunity to point out some other great things that are happening outside of our division. Here are some other state blogs that you can check out in order to keep your finger on the pulse of the Delaware’s past and present:

I look forward to watching this initiative unfold as we continue to build connections within our public and professional communities by “Blogging Delaware History.”

Check back soon!


Timothy A. Slavin

Director, Historical & Cultural Affairs



Discussion Question:

What would you like to see in a blog devoted to “Saving Delaware History?”

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