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Portraits of former Gov. and Mrs. Markell added to the State Portrait Collection

Written on: June 28th, 2017 in CollectionsExhibitsNews

Collection includes more than 200 works depicting many of the state’s most notable public figures.

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Gov. Markell pardons Underground Railroad conductor Samuel D. Burris

Written on: November 10th, 2015 in News

Delaware man was convicted on Nov. 2, 1847 of aiding slaves escaping from their owners.

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Division project utilizes people on the autism spectrum to get the job done right

Written on: August 28th, 2015 in NewsPreservation

Unique skills employed for scanning project involving tens of thousands of State Historic Preservation Office files.

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Division volunteer Catrena Moore a recipient of a Governor’s Youth Volunteer Service Award

Written on: April 27th, 2015 in HorticultureNewsVolunteerism

Dover High School senior worked on the installation of the re-designed garden at Woodburn, the governor’s official residence.

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Harriet Tubman Day in Delaware proclaimed

Written on: March 10th, 2014 in News

Governor Jack Markell has issued a proclamation declaring March 10, 2014 as Harriet Tubman Day in Delaware in commemoration of the 101st anniversary of the death of the noted Underground Railroad conductor.

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Watch C-SPAN Segments Filmed in Dover, Del.

Written on: July 19th, 2013 in EducationHistoric SitesMultimediaNews

Beginning on July 20, 2013, C-SPAN, the public-affairs television network, will be posting 13 television segments on its website featuring the literary life and history of Delaware’s capital city of Dover. The segments can be viewed at the following Web address: www.c-span.org/LocalContent/Dover. C-SPAN will also be broadcasting the segments on non-fiction book channel BookTV (on […]

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Delaware Week of Service Kicks Off at Belmont Hall

Written on: April 15th, 2012 in EventsNewsVolunteerism

Special thanks to all of the volunteers for joining Governor, First Lady, and Rue Markell this afternoon at historic Belmont Hall in Smyrna to kick off Delaware’s 2012 Week of Service! More pictures to come! How are you participating in this year’s Week of Service?

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