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Alice Guerrant retires after 38 years of service

Written on: February 26th, 2018 in ArchaeologyPreservation

Archaeologist served in the Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs’ State Historic Preservation Office.


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African-American History Month programs among 18 special events at division museums during February 2018

Written on: January 25th, 2018 in ArchaeologyEventsHistoric SitesMuseumsNews

Highlights include programs on African-American life at the John Dickinson Plantation in the 18th century, the evolution of black recorded music and African-American archaeology in Delaware.


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Archaeological discovery writes new chapter in Delaware’s early colonial history

Written on: December 13th, 2017 in ArchaeologyNews

Findings shed light on 11 burials dating to the late 1600s including three people of African descent.


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May is Delaware Archaeology Month!

Written on: April 26th, 2017 in ArchaeologyEvents

Program designed to promote the study and conservation of the state’s archaeological resources.


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Archaeological symposium at the New Castle Court House Museum on April 29, 2017

Written on: March 27th, 2017 in ArchaeologyEventsMuseumsNewsPreservation

Program seeks to identify the uniqueness of the Colonial cultures in the Delaware Valley in the 17th and 18th centuries.


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Call for papers: “Archaeological and Historical Symposium of the Colonial Delaware Valley”

Written on: February 13th, 2017 in ArchaeologyEventsHistoric SitesMuseumsNews

Deadline for submission of abstracts: March 31, 2017


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Free admission beginning Aug. 31, 2016 for “Lost off Lewes: The British warship DeBraak”

Written on: August 24th, 2016 in ArchaeologyEventsMuseumsNews

Tours explore the surviving hull section of an 18th-century shipwreck.


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Video commissioned by the division celebrates archaeology in Delaware

Written on: June 29th, 2016 in ArchaeologyNewsPreservation

Video created in celebration of the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966.


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Gov. Markell unveils interpretive sign marking the location of Fort Casimir

Written on: June 29th, 2016 in ArchaeologyHistoric SitesNewsPreservation

Ceremony coincides with the announcement of a $71,500 grant for archaeological investigations at the New Castle site.


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History abounds near Delaware’s beaches

Written on: June 23rd, 2016 in ArchaeologyCollectionsEventsExhibitsHistoric SitesMuseumsNews

A wealth of historic sites are open for visitation.


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