Position responsible for coordinating programming and visitor engagement at the State of Delaware’s museums and historic properties.
On Saturday, July 20, 2019 at 1 p.m., the New Castle Court House Museum, located at 211 Delaware St. in New Castle, Del., will present “History of the Negro Baseball Leagues” in which living-history interpreter Ron Whittington of the Delaware Humanities Forum Speakers’ Bureau will portray Hall of Famer William “Judy” Johnson in a program […]
A large and enthusiastic audience attended the historic preservation symposium that took place on June 26, 2019 at the Delaware Public Archives in Dover. Sponsored by the Delaware State Historic Preservation Office, in collaboration with preservation partners the Friends of the John Dickinson Mansion and Preservation Delaware, Inc., the event featured speakers from the North […]
During the past several months, the Delaware Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs has welcomed nine new staff members including a support services administrator, technicians working with the collections of the State of Delaware, historic-site interpreters at the state’s museums, and horticultural and preservation-maintenance professionals. Following are profiles of these newest members of the division […]
A spotlight on one of the more than 40 historic properties owned by the State of Delaware and administered by the Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs. Prince George’s Chapel, one of Delaware’s most historic places, will hold free open houses from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. on the following Sundays during 2019: July 21, Aug. […]
During the month of July 2019, the Delaware Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs will be sponsoring 11 special programs at sites across the state. A full schedule is included below. Except where noted, all programs are free and open to the public. Tuesday, July 2, 2019 “Campfire at the John Dickinson Plantation.” Join staff […]
Now through Sept. 26, 2019, the Delaware Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs is offering informational tours of the surviving hull of His Majesty’s Sloop DeBraak, a British warship that was escorting and protecting a convoy of British and American merchant ships en route to the United States when it capsized and was lost off […]
Application deadline: June 5, 2019
Activities to include demonstrations by the First Delaware Regiment and “Caesar Rodney in his Own Words,” a historical play exploring the views of the famed Delaware patriot.
Sessions will explore disaster preparedness, issues regarding elevating historic properties in flood-prone areas and National Register nominations.