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Date Posted: Thursday, June 13th, 2024

This year the United States celebrates the 70th anniversary of Brown v. Board of Education, a Supreme Court decision that ended legal racial segregation in public schools in 1954. The case examined several other rulings presented at state level petitioning against the legal segregation of schools, including those made in Delaware. Up until the mid-20th […]


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Date Posted: Wednesday, May 22nd, 2024

From Wilmington to Georgetown to Lewes, celebrate Black history this June during Juneteenth events held statewide.


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Date Posted: Monday, May 20th, 2024

More than a dozen stories highlighting the people, places, documents, objects and memorabilia that have shaped LGBTQ+ history in Delaware are now available to explore in detail through a new digital platform.


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Date Posted: Monday, May 20th, 2024

Supporters of the Scott African Methodist Episcopal (A.M.E.) Zion Church in Wilmington came together in May 2024 to celebrate the historic structure’s listing in the National Register of Historic Places. “Every time you think of your history, get excited about your future,” Bishop W. Darin Moore said during the celebration. For over a century, the […]


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Date Posted: Thursday, May 16th, 2024

The 2024 Delmarva Archaeology and History Symposium featured nearly a dozen presentations from across Delmarva, providing inspiration for historians and archaeologists alike.


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Date Posted: Monday, May 13th, 2024

This spring, students from the University of Delaware are learning what it takes to develop plans for a historic site by spending time proposing ideas for the Cooch’s Bridge Historic Site near Newark. The class was taught by Delaware Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs (HCA) Historic Sites Team Manager Daniel Citron and Engagement and […]


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Date Posted: Friday, May 10th, 2024

The Henry A. Jordan Fund awards grants to programs and activities that: Grants range up to $5,000.


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Date Posted: Tuesday, May 7th, 2024

Judy Johnson was born in Snow Hill, Maryland in 1899. His family relocated to Wilmington, Delaware in 1909. He is recognized as one of the best third basemen of the Negro Leagues, a competitor to the then-segregated Major League Baseball that was founded in 1920 and operated through the 1940s, featuring teams of all Black […]


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Date Posted: Thursday, May 2nd, 2024

The State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO) has an open archaeologist position for qualified, passionate candidates. Archaeologists with SHPO assist the public and other organizations to protect Delaware’s archaeological resources. See the full job description below. Apply here!


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Date Posted: Wednesday, April 24th, 2024

The historic Scott A.M.E. Zion Church has officially been listed in the National Register of Historic Places.


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