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CANCELLED: “Lantern Tours of the Plantation” at the John Dickinson Plantation on Oct. 26, 2018

Written on: October 25th, 2018 in EventsMuseumsNewsUncategorized

Program cancelled based on anticipated heavy rain and wind.

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Delaware State Review Board for Historic Preservation to meet on Oct. 24, 2018

Written on: October 11th, 2018 in NewsPreservationUncategorized

Meeting will include review of nominations to the National Register of Historic Places for the Taylors Bridge School in New Castle County and the Richard Allen School in Georgetown.

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“Queenstown and the Early Colonial Delmarva: An Archaeological and Historical Symposium” at the New Castle Court House Museum on Oct. 13, 2018

Written on: October 3rd, 2018 in ArchaeologyEventsMuseumsNewsUncategorized

Event will include scholarly presentations on My Lord’s Gift, a 17th century archaeological site in Queenstown, Md.; and the Coleman Farm, Reedy Island and Fort Casimir sites in Delaware.

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Battle of the Chesapeake program at The Old State House on Oct. 13, 2018

Written on: October 2nd, 2018 in EventsMuseumsNewsUncategorized

Naval engagement played a decisive role in America’s victory in its struggle for independence from Great Britain.

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Division notes passing of Curt Stickel, former historic-site interpreter

Written on: September 17th, 2018 in MuseumsNewsUncategorized

Stickel served at The Old State House and the Delaware Archaeology Museum in Dover between 2002 and 2013.

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CANCELLED: “Deciphering American Indian DNA” program at Old State House on Sept. 15, 2018

Written on: September 12th, 2018 in EventsMuseumsNewsUncategorized

Program cancelled due to Hurricane-Florence-related cancellations by panelists.

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EVENT CHANGE OF VENUE: Location changed for Sept. 13 to 15, 2018 Chautauqua programs in Lewes, Del.

Written on: September 11th, 2018 in EventsMuseumsNewsUncategorized

Program explores the importance of railroads to America’s economy and way of life, and their impact on Delaware.

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Grants for historic preservation

Written on: August 24th, 2018 in EducationNewsPreservationUncategorized

African American Civil Rights and Partners in Training grants now available.

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“First People of the First State”: Programs featuring the Lenapé Indian Tribe of Delaware throughout September 2018

Written on: August 21st, 2018 in EventsMuseumsNewsUncategorized

Eleven Lenapé-themed programs to be presented at three downtown Dover locations.

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“The Empty Glass: Sherlock Holmes Comes to Dover” to be presented at The Old State House on Aug. 18, 2018

Written on: August 7th, 2018 in EventsMuseumsNewsUncategorized

Holmes and Dr. Watson attempt to solve a grisly murder based on an actual Dover court case.

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