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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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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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$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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education

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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events

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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