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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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exhibits

Division helped create exhibit on African American faith experiences in Delaware

Written on: August 23rd, 2013 in ExhibitsMuseumsNews

EXHIBIT CLOSED on June 14, 2014.


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exhibits

Exhibits on Charles Parks and the USS Delaware closed on Sept. 22, 2013

Written on: August 21st, 2013 in ExhibitsNews

EXHIBITS CLOSED on Sept. 22, 2013.


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2013 exhibits featured nearly 60 works of art from the state’s collections

Written on: July 23rd, 2013 in ExhibitsNews

EXHIBITS CLOSED on Aug. 25, 2013 and Dec. 31, 2013 respectively.


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education

Watch C-SPAN Segments Filmed in Dover, Del.

Written on: July 19th, 2013 in EducationHistoric SitesMultimediaNews

Beginning on July 20, 2013, C-SPAN, the public-affairs television network, will be posting 13 television segments on its website featuring the literary life and history of Delaware’s capital city of Dover. The segments can be viewed at the following Web address: www.c-span.org/LocalContent/Dover. C-SPAN will also be broadcasting the segments on non-fiction book channel BookTV (on […]


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news

Changes Coming to the Division’s E-newsletter

Written on: July 18th, 2013 in News

Beginning in July 2013, the Delaware Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs began the process of simplifying the design of its e-newsletter to make it more compatible with hand-held computing devices such as smart phones and tablets. During the first phase of the transition process which will begin with the August 2013 edition, newsletter articles […]


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Delaware’s 2013-2017 Historic Preservation Plan Adopted

Written on: May 10th, 2013 in NewsPreservation

By: Alice Guerrant On February 21, 2013, our National Park Service reviewer approved Delaware’s draft historic preservation plan. In March, one of HCA’s talented graphic designers took that draft and turned it into a beautiful publication with an outstanding layout illustrated with photographs and charts. And on April 16, the State Review Board for Historic […]


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