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Display of sculpture by Charles Parks at the New Castle Court House Museum

Written on: November 27th, 2018 in MuseumsNews

Display of works by the noted Wilmington artist featuring historical and political figures including a Minute Man, and presidents Richard Nixon, Gerald Ford and George W. Bush.


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“The Old State House: A True Restoration 1976-2016” display now on view

Written on: November 27th, 2018 in MuseumsNews

Display explores preservation work that has been conducted since Delaware’s first permanent capitol building in Dover was restored to its original appearance in 1976.


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Division to sponsor 16 special programs during the 2018 winter-holiday season

Written on: November 21st, 2018 in EventsMuseumsNews

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


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“The Path to Freedom: A History of the Underground Railroad in Delaware” to open at the New Castle Court House Museum on Feb. 23, 2019

Written on: November 20th, 2018 in EventsMuseumsNews

Exhibit explores Delaware’s role in the clandestine network that transported American slaves to freedom including the true journey of the Hawkins family from bondage in Maryland, through Delaware, to freedom in Pennsylvania.


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“When Janie Comes Marching Home: Women’s Fight to Serve” display at Legislative Hall

Written on: November 20th, 2018 in News

Display explores the participation of women in America’s armed conflicts and their struggle to be allowed to serve in the nation’s military forces.


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Beverly Laing to retire from the division

Written on: November 19th, 2018 in News

Historian worked for the division for 28 years.


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Jason Bakke receives a 2018 Governor’s Outstanding Volunteer Award

Written on: November 15th, 2018 in MuseumsNewsVolunteerism

Division volunteer honored for his work in developing programming at the Zwaanendael Museum and expanding its outreach beyond Lewes into Sussex County.


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Division seeks applicants for project review archaeologist

Written on: November 7th, 2018 in ArchaeologyNewsPreservation

Position in the division’s State Historic Preservation Office assists in the stewardship and protection of the state’s archaeological resources. Deadline: Nov. 19, 2018


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“Over There and Back Again!” program at Dover, Del.’s Old State House on Nov. 11, 2018

Written on: November 1st, 2018 in EventsMuseumsNews

Lead historic-site-interpreter Gavin Malone will portray a World War I veteran discussing the differences in American society between the 1910s and the early 1920s.


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Zwaanendael Museum seeks historic-site interpreter

Written on: November 1st, 2018 in MuseumsNews

Deadline extended to Nov. 14, 2018


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