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Museums of the State of Delaware 2018–2019 winter-holiday schedule

Written on: December 18th, 2018 in Historic SitesMuseumsNews

Enjoy the season and learn about the First State’s many contributions to the history and culture of the United States.


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State of Delaware to acquire historic property at Cooch’s Bridge, the site of the state’s only Revolutionary War battle

Written on: December 12th, 2018 in Historic SitesNewsPreservation

Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs to administer the home and surrounding property at the heart of the site.


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Buena Vista Holiday Open House on Saturday, Dec. 15, 2018

Written on: December 5th, 2018 in EventsHistoric SitesNews

Event to feature decorations and children’s craft activities, plus self-guided tours of the home and refreshments.


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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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Division to sponsor 21 special events during September 2018

Written on: August 22nd, 2018 in EventsHistoric SitesMuseumsNews

Native-American programming, Chautauqua shows and surviving the London Blitz among activities to be presented.


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Division seeks applicants for executive housekeeper position at Buena Vista

Written on: July 11th, 2018 in Historic SitesNews

Position is responsible for directing the daily operations of housekeeping services at this state-run conference and event center. Closing date: July 17, 2018.


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Newly published book explores the life and legacy of Delaware statesman John Dickinson

Written on: June 11th, 2018 in Historic SitesMuseumsNews

Publication a joint effort of the Friends of the John Dickinson Mansion, the Delaware Department of State and the Delaware Heritage Commission.


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Gov. Carney to speak at John Dickinson Plantation on June 12, 2018

Written on: May 31st, 2018 in EventsHistoric SitesMuseumsNews

Gov. Carney will be the featured speaker for the annual meeting of the Friends of the John Dickinson Mansion.


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Delaware’s Chautauqua tent shows move to September during 2018

Written on: May 15th, 2018 in EventsHistoric SitesMuseumsNews

“All Aboard: Delaware and the Railroad” to take place from Sept. 13 to 15, 2018. #netde #delawarehistory #beaches #activities #events #historic_sites


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Rehabilitation of keeper’s house set to begin at Fenwick Island Lighthouse

Written on: April 23rd, 2018 in Historic Sites

Work will begin this spring and continue into the summer of 2018.


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