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National Women’s History Month events among eight special programs at division museums during March 2019

Written on: February 20th, 2019 in EventsMuseumsNews

Activities honor and celebrate women’s lives and historic achievements.


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New Castle Green street lamp repaired

Written on: February 19th, 2019 in Historic SitesNews

Old lamp given a complete overall.


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Site of purported African-American cemetery discovered near Frankford

Written on: February 18th, 2019 in ArchaeologyNews

Development slated for nearby property.


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Presidents Day program on George Washington’s 110 rules of civility at The Old State House on Feb. 17, 2019

Written on: February 8th, 2019 in EventsMuseumsNews

Program explores Washington’s 110 Rules of Civility and Decent Behavior and discusses how they were practiced by subsequent American presidents together with their relevance to contemporary American politics.


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African American History Month programs among 13 special events at division museums during February 2019

Written on: January 24th, 2019 in EventsMuseumsNews

Highlights include programs on the Underground Railroad, Black recording artists and record labels from the early 20th century, and First African Baptist Church cemeteries in Philadelphia.


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Division to sponsor seven special events during January 2019

Written on: December 19th, 2018 in EventsMuseumsNews

Highlights include activities celebrating Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, early jazz and the Avery’s Rest archaeological site.


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Museums of the State of Delaware 2018–2019 winter-holiday schedule

Written on: December 18th, 2018 in Historic SitesMuseumsNews

Enjoy the season and learn about the First State’s many contributions to the history and culture of the United States.


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Craig Lukezic to leave division employment

Written on: December 14th, 2018 in ArchaeologyNews

Archaeologist headed to new job at Naval Air Station Patuxent River in Maryland.


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State of Delaware to acquire historic property at Cooch’s Bridge, the site of the state’s only Revolutionary War battle

Written on: December 12th, 2018 in Historic SitesNewsPreservation

Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs to administer the home and surrounding property at the heart of the site.


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Buena Vista Holiday Open House on Saturday, Dec. 15, 2018

Written on: December 5th, 2018 in EventsHistoric SitesNews

Event to feature decorations and children’s craft activities, plus self-guided tours of the home and refreshments.


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