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“New Castle: Three Forts, One Community” exhibit at the New Castle Court House Museum

Written on: August 22nd, 2017 in EventsExhibitsHistoric SitesMuseumsNews

Exhibit examines the 17th-century struggle for control of New Castle, Del. by the Dutch, Swedes and English.


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Division to sponsor 12 special events during August 2017

Written on: July 19th, 2017 in EventsHistoric SitesMuseumsNews

Highlights include programs on inventors in the sound-recording industry, a historic murder mystery and Dr. Who


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Disney film “Moana” to be featured at Buena Vista Movie Night on the Lawn on Sunday, Aug. 13, 2017

Written on: July 18th, 2017 in EventsHistoric SitesNews

Free outdoor, family-fun night also includes activities, music and food on the grounds of one of Delaware’s most historic estates.


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Division to replace New Castle Academy roof

Written on: July 10th, 2017 in Historic SitesNewsPreservation

Improvements slated to take place in late summer/early fall 2017.


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State fiscal year 2017 review: Delaware properties listed in the National Register of Historic Places

Written on: June 27th, 2017 in Historic SitesNewsPreservation

By Madeline Dunn, Delaware Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs’ historian and National Register of Historic Places coordinator


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Division to sponsor 23 special events during July 2017

Written on: June 26th, 2017 in EventsHistoric SitesMuseumsNews

Highlights include programs on Independence Day, jazz history and quill-pen writing.


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Wine-glass painting party on June 22, 2017 at Buena Vista mansion

Written on: June 12th, 2017 in EventsHistoric SitesNews

Event features a professional artist who will provide each guest with step-by-step instruction in creating two, hand-painted wine glasses utilizing the “Spring Flower!” design.


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Division to sponsor 16 special events during June 2017

Written on: May 25th, 2017 in EventsHistoric SitesMuseumsNews

Man’s Best Friend, Separation Day and a wine-glass painting party among the events to be presented.


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“Five Stories” explores the lives of people who lived and worked at the John Dickinson Plantation

Written on: April 26th, 2017 in EventsExhibitsHistoric SitesMuseumsNews

Dickinson family members, tenant farmers, tradesmen, free blacks, indentured servants and enslaved individuals are featured.


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Division to sponsor seven special events during May 2017

Written on: April 20th, 2017 in EventsHistoric SitesMuseumsNews

Highlights include Dover Days presentations, the Zwaanendael Museum’s Sixth Annual Maritime Festival and A Day in Old New Castle.


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