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Division Director Tim Slavin Credentialed As a Leed Green Associate by the U. S. Green Building Council

Written on: December 18th, 2013 in NewsPreservation

Thorough understanding of green-building principles and practices a requirement for acceptance.


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education

12th Annual Delaware Day Competition Winners Announced

Written on: December 17th, 2013 in EducationNews

Program encourages students to study the U.S. Constitution.


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$1 Million in Grants to Be Available for Delaware Historic Properties Damaged by Hurricane Sandy

Written on: December 12th, 2013 in NewsPreservation

Grant-application process to be administered by the Delaware Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs’ State Historic Preservation Office.


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events

History Was Made Here: Belmont Hall

Written on: November 25th, 2013 in EventsHistoric SitesNews

A spotlight on the historic Smyrna home of Delaware patriot Thomas Collins.


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Larry Williams Joins Division Staff As Physical-plant Maintenance Mechanic

Written on: November 25th, 2013 in News

Responsibilities will include maintaining, repairing and preserving the nearly 90 structures administered by the division.


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events

Debraak Tours Attendance Increased by 38% in 2013; New Tours Scheduled for 2014

Written on: November 22nd, 2013 in EventsMuseumsNews

Public interest continues for British warship that sank off the Delaware coast on May 25, 1798.


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First State Heritage Park 18th Century Market Fair Photo Contest

Written on: October 29th, 2013 in EventsHistoric SitesMultimediaMuseumsNews

Participate in First State Heritage Park’s 18th Century Market Fair Flickr Photo Contest in Eight Easy Steps:     STEP 1 Experience history and capture some memories at the First State Heritage Park 18th Century Market Fair on November 2, 2013!   STEP 2 Join the Photo Contest group on Flickr.  * Make sure you […]


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museums

Division Welcomes Five New Historic-site Interpreters

Written on: October 28th, 2013 in MuseumsNews

Working at the state’s museums, these employees help bring Delaware history to life.


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archaeology

Division Archaeologist to Speak at International Meeting in the Netherlands

Written on: October 25th, 2013 in ArchaeologyNews

Craig Lukezic to discuss Fort Casimir, established by the Dutch in 1651 in what is now New Castle, Del.


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archaeology

South African Winery Rekindles Historic 18th Century Connection to Delaware

Written on: September 20th, 2013 in ArchaeologyHistoric SitesMuseumsNewsPreservation

Bottle fragments from Lewes, Del.’s Roosevelt Inlet Shipwreck traced to the venerable wine estate.


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