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Historic sites enhance Delaware beach vacations

Written on: July 15th, 2014 in EventsExhibitsHistoric SitesMuseumsNews

Several historic places are located within a 20-mile radius of Delaware’s Atlantic coast.


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Division bids farewell to Curator of Archaeology Chuck Fithian

Written on: July 1st, 2014 in ArchaeologyMuseumsNewsPreservation

Twenty-eight-year veteran left the agency on June 30, 2014.


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“Middletown Goes to War” exhibit closed on June 30, 2016

Written on: July 1st, 2014 in EventsExhibitsMuseumsNews

EXHIBIT CLOSED June 30, 2016.


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Notice of public comment regarding amendments to the regulations governing the Historic Preservation Tax Credit program

Written on: July 1st, 2014 in NewsPreservation

Final date to submit comments is July 30, 2014.


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Division projects honored with prestigious national awards

Written on: June 26th, 2014 in EventsExhibitsMuseumsNews

American Association for State and Local History bestows two 2014 Leadership in History Awards to Delaware-Division-of-Historical-and-Cultural-Affairs-affiliated projects.


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Alexander d’Hinoyossa: One of the most influential men in Colonial Delaware

Written on: June 20th, 2014 in News

Leader is best known for surrendering the Dutch colony along the Delaware River to the British Crown 350 years ago.


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Delaware Division of Libraries creates LibGuide on Delaware patriot Allen McLane

Written on: May 21st, 2014 in News

Guide provides a wide variety of information about the Smyrna, Del. hero of the American Revolution.


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Division welcomes new staff members

Written on: April 28th, 2014 in News

Ed Gillespie promoted; Jeff Buttillo, Mari Carpenter and James Scott joined the division since March 2014.


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State Review Board for Historic Preservation recommends nominations for the National Register; honors retirees and welcomes new members

Written on: April 28th, 2014 in NewsPreservation

The Delaware State Review Board for Historic Preservation held its annual spring meeting at The Old State House in Dover on April 9, 2014.


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May 17, 2014 event celebrates the 375th anniversary of the arrival of Antoni Swart in New Sweden

Written on: April 25th, 2014 in EventsNews

On Saturday, May 17, 2014, the New Sweden Centre is sponsoring a celebratory event marking the 375th anniversary of the arrival of Anthony, a black man later known as Antoni Swart, who was among the first colonists of New Sweden which centered on Fort Christina in present-day Wilmington, Del.


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