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Delaware State Historic Preservation Office recent accomplishments

Written on: March 28th, 2014 in ArchaeologyNewsPreservation

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


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events

Dover’s Old State House launches coffee-hour lecture series

Written on: March 19th, 2014 in EventsMuseumsNews

New series of history lectures to be held during the time period just after people have left work for the day.


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Harriet Tubman Day in Delaware proclaimed

Written on: March 10th, 2014 in News

Governor Jack Markell has issued a proclamation declaring March 10, 2014 as Harriet Tubman Day in Delaware in commemoration of the 101st anniversary of the death of the noted Underground Railroad conductor.


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museums

Division releases 2013 annual report

Written on: February 21st, 2014 in MuseumsNewsPreservation

Document spotlights the significant long-range planning activities that took place during the year.


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archaeology

Brick foundation uncovered next to Dover’s Old State House

Written on: February 20th, 2014 in ArchaeologyNews

Discovery may be the remains of an 1829 armory.


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$1 Million in Grants Now Available for Delaware Historic Properties Damaged by Hurricane Sandy

Written on: January 28th, 2014 in NewsPreservation

Application deadline: March 21, 2014


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museums

Division Releases Strategic Plan for Fiscal Years 2015 to 2019

Written on: January 27th, 2014 in MuseumsNewsPreservation

Plan sets new standards in service and stewardship that promise to “Save Delaware History” for future generations.


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New Book, Wilmington: Preservation and Progress, Available at the Division’s Online History Store

Written on: January 24th, 2014 in NewsPreservation

Book provides a photographic history of the architecture of Wilmington, Del.’s business district between 1984 and today.


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Emergency Undertakings Shed Light on Delaware’s Historic Dikes

Written on: January 24th, 2014 in ArchaeologyHistoric SitesNewsPreservation

Article on the need for rehabilitation of the dikes in and around the City of New Castle, Del.


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museums

Division Welcomes Two New Staff Members

Written on: January 24th, 2014 in MuseumsNews

Charity DeGeorge and Latecia Prophet joined the division in January 2014.


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