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Exhibit “Delaware and the War of 1812” closed on March 19, 2016

Written on: September 10th, 2014 in EventsExhibitsMuseumsNews

EXHIBIT CLOSED March 19, 2016.


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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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Old State House holds public program for Summers family reunion

Written on: August 28th, 2014 in News

Family members enjoyed a program on the true story of one of their ancestors—James Summers, a free black man who manumitted his own children in 1797.


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Allen McLane symposium to take place in Dover on Oct. 25, 2014

Written on: August 27th, 2014 in EventsNews

Programs to shine a spotlight on the life and military career of the American patriot from Duck Creek (Smyrna), Del.


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An Illegal Activity: The Underground Railroad in Delaware”–exhibit closed on Dec. 7, 2014

Written on: August 26th, 2014 in EventsExhibitsMuseumsNews

EXHIBIT CLOSED Dec. 7, 2014.


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Public comment sought regarding Hurricane Sandy Disaster Relief grant awards

Written on: July 29th, 2014 in NewsPreservation

Division seeks input on its finding that the selected projects will not adversely affect historic properties.


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History was made here: Fenwick Island Lighthouse

Written on: July 23rd, 2014 in EventsHistoric SitesNews

Iconic Sussex County structure helped guide mariners for more than 100 years.


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DSU students to present history activities for the public at four Delaware museums

Written on: July 22nd, 2014 in EventsMuseumsNews

Aug. 2, 2014 activities to offer fresh perspectives on Delaware history.


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Historic sites enhance Delaware beach vacations

Written on: July 15th, 2014 in EventsExhibitsHistoric SitesMuseumsNews

Several historic places are located within a 20-mile radius of Delaware’s Atlantic coast.


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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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