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Cooch-dayett Mills: Discovering Delaware History Through Partnerships

Written on: January 6th, 2014 in EducationHistoric Sites

By: David H. Pragoff School and Group Programs Team Leader Delaware Nature Society Located south of Newark near the corner of Old Baltimore Pike and Route 72, Cooch-Dayett Mills is one of the last remaining water-powered mills in Delaware and a reminder of a bygone era. Mills were a vital part of colonial society.  They served […]


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New Strategic Plan Presented to Division Staff at End-of-the-year Success Event

Written on: December 20th, 2013 in News

Division’s plans for fiscal years 2015 to 2019 reviewed; Employees, volunteers and partners honored.


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Division Director Tim Slavin Credentialed As a Leed Green Associate by the U. S. Green Building Council

Written on: December 18th, 2013 in NewsPreservation

Thorough understanding of green-building principles and practices a requirement for acceptance.


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12th Annual Delaware Day Competition Winners Announced

Written on: December 17th, 2013 in EducationNews

Program encourages students to study the U.S. Constitution.


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

Written on: December 12th, 2013 in NewsPreservation

Grant-application process to be administered by the Delaware Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs’ State Historic Preservation Office.


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Delaware’s Indian River Life-saving Station

Written on: December 4th, 2013 in EducationHistoric SitesMuseums

By: Katie Goerger, Historical Interpreter Indian River Life-Saving Station Delaware Seashore State Park The Indian River Life-Saving Station is one of Delmarva’s relatively unknown gems. Situated along the coastline of southern Delaware between the Rehoboth Bay and the Atlantic Ocean, many recognize it as the hub for programs and events at Delaware Seashore State Park. […]


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History Was Made Here: Belmont Hall

Written on: November 25th, 2013 in EventsHistoric SitesNews

A spotlight on the historic Smyrna home of Delaware patriot Thomas Collins.


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Larry Williams Joins Division Staff As Physical-plant Maintenance Mechanic

Written on: November 25th, 2013 in News

Responsibilities will include maintaining, repairing and preserving the nearly 90 structures administered by the division.


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Debraak Tours Attendance Increased by 38% in 2013; New Tours Scheduled for 2014

Written on: November 22nd, 2013 in EventsMuseumsNews

Public interest continues for British warship that sank off the Delaware coast on May 25, 1798.


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First State Heritage Park 18th Century Market Fair Photo Contest

Written on: October 29th, 2013 in EventsHistoric SitesMultimediaMuseumsNews

Participate in First State Heritage Park’s 18th Century Market Fair Flickr Photo Contest in Eight Easy Steps:     STEP 1 Experience history and capture some memories at the First State Heritage Park 18th Century Market Fair on November 2, 2013!   STEP 2 Join the Photo Contest group on Flickr.  * Make sure you […]


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