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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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Online map of National Register-listed properties gets a makeover

Written on: September 21st, 2017 in NewsPreservationUncategorized

Upgrades to the Cultural and Historical Resources Information System (CHRIS) restore access to historic property information and feature new map layers.

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Delaware State Historic Preservation Office represented at national meeting of transportation professionals

Written on: August 25th, 2017 in NewsPreservation

Archaeologist Craig Lukezic spoke on historic preservation issues in highway projects.

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Grants for historic preservation

Written on: August 25th, 2017 in Preservation

A listing of historic-preservation-related grant opportunities.

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