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Commemorating the 250th anniversary of John Dickinson’s revolutionary “Letters From a Farmer in Pennsylvania”

Written on: November 9th, 2017 in EventsExhibitsHistoric SitesMuseumsNews

Website and public programs celebrate Dickinson’s pivotal role in setting the stage for the American Revolution.


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Division celebrates accomplishments and looks to the future during all-staff meeting

Written on: October 12th, 2017 in News

Publicizing the division’s American Alliance of Museums’ accreditation and social-media best practices among topics discussed.


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Division bids farewell to Manny Carrar

Written on: October 12th, 2017 in News

Longtime physical-plant maintenance superintendent retired after 28 years of service.


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Gov. Carney celebrates national accreditation of Delaware’s state-museum system

Written on: October 9th, 2017 in CollectionsMuseumsNews

American Alliance of Museums’ accreditation is the highest recognition afforded to museums in the United States.


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Delaware Historic Cemetery Preservation Workshop to take place on Oct. 21, 2017

Written on: October 4th, 2017 in EventsNewsPreservation

Event features a day of expert presentations providing practical advice for those concerned with the preservation and maintenance of historic burial places in the First State.


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Online map of National Register-listed properties gets a makeover

Written on: September 21st, 2017 in NewsPreservationUncategorized

Upgrades to the Cultural and Historical Resources Information System (CHRIS) restore access to historic property information and feature new map layers.


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“New Castle: Three Forts, One Community” exhibit at the New Castle Court House Museum

Written on: August 22nd, 2017 in EventsExhibitsHistoric SitesMuseumsNews

Exhibit examines the 17th-century struggle for control of New Castle, Del. by the Dutch, Swedes and English.


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Division notes passing of Gloria Messina, former historic-site interpreter

Written on: July 17th, 2017 in News

Messina worked at the John Dickinson Plantation in the 1980s and 90s.


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Division to replace New Castle Academy roof

Written on: July 10th, 2017 in Historic SitesNewsPreservation

Improvements slated to take place in late summer/early fall 2017.


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50th anniversary celebration of Johnson Victrola Museum taking place in 2017

Written on: July 10th, 2017 in EventsMuseumsNews

Museum highlights the life and achievements of Dover’s native son, Eldridge Reeves Johnson, founder of The Victor Talking Machine Company.


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