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“Lost Off Lewes: The British Warship DeBraak”

Written on: May 26th, 2016 in ArchaeologyCollectionsEventsExhibitsMuseumsNews

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


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Archaeological symposium at the New Castle Court House Museum on May 7, 2016

Written on: April 18th, 2016 in ArchaeologyEventsMuseumsNews

Program seeks to identify the uniqueness of the early colonial cultures in the region.


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Division to sponsor 13 special programs during May 2016

Written on: April 14th, 2016 in ArchaeologyEventsMuseumsNewsPreservation

Highlights of the month include programs on the saving of The Old State House, a symposium on the early Colonial archaeology of the Delaware Valley region and the Zwaanendael Maritime Celebration.


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Call for papers: “The Early Colonial Delaware Valley—An Archaeological and Historical Symposium”

Written on: February 9th, 2016 in ArchaeologyNews

Deadline for submission of abstracts: April 22, 2016.


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Delaware Department of Transportation seeks applicants for archaeologist position

Written on: June 24th, 2015 in ArchaeologyNewsPreservation

Application deadline: July 15, 2015


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The value of volunteering in historic preservation

Written on: April 29th, 2015 in ArchaeologyNewsPreservationVolunteerism

Articles demonstrate the value that volunteers have brought to historic preservation efforts across the nation.


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Division unveils updated geographic information system for Delaware’s historic properties

Written on: February 16th, 2015 in ArchaeologyNewsPreservation

Web-based system is now available for public use.


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Two additional Delaware properties listed in the National Register of Historic Places

Written on: October 29th, 2014 in ArchaeologyHistoric SitesNewsPreservation

St. Stephen’s Protestant Episcopal Church in Harrington and the Union Wesley Methodist Episcopal Church Complex in Clarksville are the most recent listings.


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“A Seaborne Citizenry: The DeBraak and Its Atlantic World” exhibit at the Zwaanendael Museum

Written on: September 10th, 2014 in ArchaeologyEventsExhibitsMuseumsNewsPreservation

Exhibit explores His Majesty’s Sloop of War DeBraak, a British warship that was capsized and lost off the Delaware coast on May 25, 1798.


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Division bids farewell to Curator of Archaeology Chuck Fithian

Written on: July 1st, 2014 in ArchaeologyMuseumsNewsPreservation

Twenty-eight-year veteran left the agency on June 30, 2014.


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