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Division receives $190,000 grant for its partner sites in the First State National Historical Park

Written on: December 14th, 2017 in Historic SitesMuseumsNews

Grant to fund capital improvements and programmatic activities at the New Castle Green, New Castle Court House, John Dickinson Plantation and Fort Christina National Historic Landmark.


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EVENT CANCELLED: Buena Vista Holiday Open House on Dec. 9, 2017

Written on: December 8th, 2017 in EventsHistoric SitesNews

Event cancelled due to inclement weather.


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Division to sponsor 17 special programs during the 2017 winter-holiday season

Written on: November 16th, 2017 in EventsExhibitsHistoric SitesMuseumsNews

Eight holiday-themed activities among the programs to be offered.


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Certificates presented for Delaware properties listed in the National Register in 2017

Written on: November 9th, 2017 in Historic SitesNewsPreservation

Five properties and one historic district were listed in 2017.


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Commemorating the 250th anniversary of John Dickinson’s revolutionary “Letters From a Farmer in Pennsylvania”

Written on: November 9th, 2017 in EventsExhibitsHistoric SitesMuseumsNews

Website and public programs celebrate Dickinson’s pivotal role in setting the stage for the American Revolution.


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Division to sponsor 13 special events during November 2017

Written on: October 25th, 2017 in EventsHistoric SitesMuseumsNews

18th Century Market Fair, candle making and music of World War I among the events to be presented.


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Gov. and First Lady Carney to greet Halloween trick-or-treaters at Woodburn

Written on: October 17th, 2017 in EventsHistoric SitesNews

Trick-or-treaters invited to the governor’s home on Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2017, between 5 p.m. and 8 p.m.


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Halloween Family Fun Day at Woodburn: The Governor’s Residence on Saturday, Oct. 28, 2017

Written on: October 16th, 2017 in EventsHistoric SitesNews

Activities will include tours of the home, games and crafts.


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“18th Century Trades Day” and evening lantern tours to be featured at John Dickinson Plantation in October 2017

Written on: October 9th, 2017 in EventsHistoric SitesMuseumsNews

Activities feature two special programs that explore 18th-century trades and pastimes that might have taken place at the property during the lifetime of the “Penman of the Revolution.”


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Division to sponsor 19 special events during October 2017

Written on: September 20th, 2017 in EventsExhibitsHistoric SitesMuseumsNews

Halloween programs, 18th century trades and William Penn Day among the events to be presented.


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