Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs
Blogging Delaware History




  Category: Volunteerism

DHCA Buena Vista


Twitter  Flickr  YouTube

news

Division notes passing of Collections Committee member Joe Gates

Written on: December 20th, 2018 in NewsVolunteerism

Social-studies teacher, principal, librarian and collector helped bring history alive.


Read More

news

End-of-year meeting honors division employees and volunteers

Written on: December 19th, 2018 in NewsVolunteerism

Event celebrated the agency’s 2018 achievements.


Read More

museums

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.


Read More

volunteerism

Department of State volunteers help with spring cleanup at the John Dickinson Plantation

Written on: May 1st, 2018 in Volunteerism

Activities conducted in support of National Volunteer Week.


Read More

museums

Join the division’s Volunteer Program and make a difference in Delaware history

Written on: March 23rd, 2017 in MuseumsNewsVolunteerism

By Bridget Wallace, volunteer services coordinator, Delaware Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs.


Read More

news

Division staff members lend a hand at the Delaware Veterans Home

Written on: October 26th, 2016 in NewsVolunteerism

Seventeen individuals volunteered their services in September 2016.


Read More

collections

Carolyn Apple receives a Governor’s Outstanding Volunteer Award

Written on: October 26th, 2016 in CollectionsNewsVolunteerism

Division volunteer honored for her efforts in saving the William D. Willis World War II Photographic Collection.


Read More

exhibits

Division’s exhibit of World War II photographs at Middletown Historical Society closed on July 21, 2017

Written on: August 24th, 2016 in ExhibitsNewsVolunteerism

Exhibit, which closed on July 21, 2017, featured photographs taken by Dover, Del. native William D. Willis from 1943 to 1945.


Read More

horticulture

Division staff news

Written on: April 20th, 2016 in HorticultureMuseumsNewsVolunteerism

Additions made to volunteer-services, horticulture and site-management teams and at the Buena Vista Conference Center.


Read More

education

The Life and Love of Ethel Canby Peets

Written on: April 15th, 2016 in EducationNewsVolunteerism

Written by Amanda Svehla When I began my internship with the Delaware Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs, I was not quite sure what to expect. Certainly, I knew that I would be handling objects, but I was not prepared for the intimate journey I was about to embark on through personal research. I walked […]


Read More

DHCA Blog Logo

+