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Staff changes

Written on: April 24th, 2018 in Uncategorized

James Scott promoted; Vicki Macklin and Don DeLoach join the agency


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historic-sites

Rehabilitation of keeper’s house set to begin at Fenwick Island Lighthouse

Written on: April 23rd, 2018 in Historic Sites

Work will begin this spring and continue into the summer of 2018.


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events

“Blood Diamond: The Murder of Ebe Lynch” at Lewes, Del.’s Zwaanendael Museum on April 21, 2018

Written on: April 12th, 2018 in EventsMuseums

Theatrical murder-mystery based on an actual incident that took place in 1916 in Lewes.


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Buena Vista Spring Open House on Saturday, April 7, 2018

Written on: April 3rd, 2018 in EventsHistoric Sites

Guests are encouraged to bring their cameras to capture the awakening of spring at one of Delaware’s most historic properties.


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preservation

Division architectural historian Kara Briggs completes historic-preservation fellowship

Written on: April 2nd, 2018 in Preservation

ARCUS Professional Fellowships strengthen the skills of emerging leaders in the cultural heritage and historic preservation movement.


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collections

The man who talked to birds

Written on: April 2nd, 2018 in CollectionsMuseums

Charles Kellogg was a conservationist and Victor recording artist.


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collections

Gov. Carney signs Abandoned Cultural Property Act

Written on: March 28th, 2018 in CollectionsMuseums

Law allows Delaware museums to establish title to property that has been donated or left with them after a loan period has terminated and the lender could not be found.


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preservation

Division to replace New Castle Academy roof

Written on: March 28th, 2018 in Preservation

Improvements slated to begin in the spring of 2018.


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preservation

Division notes passing of former director John R. Kern

Written on: March 26th, 2018 in Preservation

Historian and preservationist served as the division’s director between 1984 and 1988.


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events

Division to sponsor 16 special events during April 2018

Written on: March 23rd, 2018 in EventsMuseums

Highlights include programs on Delaware’s Dutch heritage, Buena Vista’s First Annual Spring Open House and The Old State House’s Coffee-Hour Lecture Series.


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