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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.

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End-of-year meeting honors division employees and volunteers

Written on: December 19th, 2018 in NewsVolunteerism

Event celebrated the agency’s 2018 achievements.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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 […]

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