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Division seeks Historic Sites Program Manager

Written on: April 17th, 2019 in MuseumsNews

Position will manage programming for the State of Delaware’s five museums. Deadline: May 1, 2019


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Zwaanendael Museum’s Beth Gott retires after 30 years of service

Written on: April 16th, 2019 in MuseumsNews

Employee helped develop many of the programs now in use at the museum.


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History museums and historic sites urged to complete national survey

Written on: March 25th, 2019 in Historic SitesMuseumsNews

American Association for State and Local History Survey seeks data on visitation to historic sites and organizations across the United States and Canada.


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DeBraak tours attendance increased by 46% in 2018; new tours scheduled for 2019

Written on: March 22nd, 2019 in EventsMuseumsNews

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


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Division to sponsor 14 special events during April 2019

Written on: March 20th, 2019 in EventsMuseumsNews

Highlights include programs on the artist who created “His Master’s Voice,” the bombardment of Lewes and a festival at Fort Christina.


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“The Rising Sun: The U.S. Constitution”: The Old State House’s Coffee-Hour Lecture Series to take place in April 2019

Written on: March 19th, 2019 in EventsMuseumsNews

Fun and thought-provoking Constitutional programs to take place on April 4, 11, 18 and 25, 2019.


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Negro Travelers’ Green Book program at the New Castle Court House Museum on March 16, 2019

Written on: March 7th, 2019 in EventsMuseumsNews

Program on the travel and vacation guidebook for people of color during the segregation era


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National Women’s History Month events among eight special programs at division museums during March 2019

Written on: February 20th, 2019 in EventsMuseumsNews

Activities honor and celebrate women’s lives and historic achievements.


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Presidents Day program on George Washington’s 110 rules of civility at The Old State House on Feb. 17, 2019

Written on: February 8th, 2019 in EventsMuseumsNews

Program explores Washington’s 110 Rules of Civility and Decent Behavior and discusses how they were practiced by subsequent American presidents together with their relevance to contemporary American politics.


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Division releases 2018 annual report

Written on: January 28th, 2019 in MuseumsNewsPreservation

Report illustrates the efforts that the agency has undertaken in 2018 to build a solid infrastructure that will preserve and protect Delaware’s irreplaceable cultural legacies for future generations.


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