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Draft of Delaware’s statewide historic preservation plan available for comment

Written on: April 26th, 2018 in Preservation

Deadline for submission of comments: May 4, 2018.

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Division architectural historian Kara Briggs completes historic-preservation fellowship

Written on: April 2nd, 2018 in Preservation

ARCUS Professional Fellowships strengthen the skills of emerging leaders in the cultural heritage and historic preservation movement.

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Division to replace New Castle Academy roof

Written on: March 28th, 2018 in Preservation

Improvements slated to begin in the spring of 2018.

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Division notes passing of former director John R. Kern

Written on: March 26th, 2018 in Preservation

Historian and preservationist served as the division’s director between 1984 and 1988.

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Delaware State Historic Preservation Office recent accomplishments

Written on: March 12th, 2018 in Preservation

Office’s programs help to preserve Delaware’s historic places and unique cultural identity.

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Alice Guerrant retires after 38 years of service

Written on: February 26th, 2018 in ArchaeologyPreservation

Archaeologist served in the Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs’ State Historic Preservation Office.

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National Historic Preservation Advocacy Week, March 12–14, 2018

Written on: February 15th, 2018 in NewsPreservation

Annual gathering promotes sound federal preservation policy and programs.

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Division releases 2017 annual report

Written on: January 30th, 2018 in MuseumsNewsPreservation

Report illustrates the programs and services that led to the division’s accreditation by the American Alliance of Museums.

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Certificates presented for Delaware properties listed in the National Register in 2017

Written on: November 9th, 2017 in Historic SitesNewsPreservation

Five properties and one historic district were listed in 2017.

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Delaware Historic Cemetery Preservation Workshop to take place on Oct. 21, 2017

Written on: October 4th, 2017 in EventsNewsPreservation

Event features a day of expert presentations providing practical advice for those concerned with the preservation and maintenance of historic burial places in the First State.

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