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Division Welcomes Five New Historic-site Interpreters

Written on: October 28th, 2013 in MuseumsNews

Working at the state’s museums, these employees help bring Delaware history to life.


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archaeology

Division Archaeologist to Speak at International Meeting in the Netherlands

Written on: October 25th, 2013 in ArchaeologyNews

Craig Lukezic to discuss Fort Casimir, established by the Dutch in 1651 in what is now New Castle, Del.


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archaeology

South African Winery Rekindles Historic 18th Century Connection to Delaware

Written on: September 20th, 2013 in ArchaeologyHistoric SitesMuseumsNewsPreservation

Bottle fragments from Lewes, Del.’s Roosevelt Inlet Shipwreck traced to the venerable wine estate.


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exhibits

Division helped create exhibit on African American faith experiences in Delaware

Written on: August 23rd, 2013 in ExhibitsMuseumsNews

EXHIBIT CLOSED on June 14, 2014.


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exhibits

Exhibits on Charles Parks and the USS Delaware closed on Sept. 22, 2013

Written on: August 21st, 2013 in ExhibitsNews

EXHIBITS CLOSED on Sept. 22, 2013.


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events

Coming Up – Volunteer Open House and Ice Cream Social

Written on: August 19th, 2013 in EventsMuseumsVolunteerism


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exhibits

2013 exhibits featured nearly 60 works of art from the state’s collections

Written on: July 23rd, 2013 in ExhibitsNews

EXHIBITS CLOSED on Aug. 25, 2013 and Dec. 31, 2013 respectively.


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education

Watch C-SPAN Segments Filmed in Dover, Del.

Written on: July 19th, 2013 in EducationHistoric SitesMultimediaNews

Beginning on July 20, 2013, C-SPAN, the public-affairs television network, will be posting 13 television segments on its website featuring the literary life and history of Delaware’s capital city of Dover. The segments can be viewed at the following Web address: www.c-span.org/LocalContent/Dover. C-SPAN will also be broadcasting the segments on non-fiction book channel BookTV (on […]


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news

Changes Coming to the Division’s E-newsletter

Written on: July 18th, 2013 in News

Beginning in July 2013, the Delaware Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs began the process of simplifying the design of its e-newsletter to make it more compatible with hand-held computing devices such as smart phones and tablets. During the first phase of the transition process which will begin with the August 2013 edition, newsletter articles […]


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education

Free Black Communities of the 19th Century

Written on: July 18th, 2013 in EducationEvents

On Monday, Aug. 26, 2013 at 6:30 p.m., the Underground Railroad Coalition of Delaware will present “Free Black Communities of the 19th Century,” a dual lecture conducted by cultural-heritage consultant Janet L. Sheridan who will discuss Marshalltown which was established circa 1830 in Salem County, N.J., and Dr. Rebecca Sheppard, associate director of the Center […]


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