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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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news

$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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news

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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archaeology

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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education

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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news

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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education

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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