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Date Posted: Monday, January 22nd, 2024

Organizers of the 2024 Delmarva Archaeology and History Symposium are calling for presentations for the April 27 event.


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Date Posted: Monday, January 22nd, 2024

The Delaware Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs has released its 2023 annual report, which explores how the agency is preserving Delaware’s historical legacy by giving voice to diverse perspectives, telling different stories and reaching out to new visitors.


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Date Posted: Friday, January 19th, 2024

The Vincelette Futuro House was officially listed in the National Register of Historic Places in late 2023.


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Date Posted: Thursday, January 18th, 2024

Have you ever tripped up on pronouncing Newark? Smyrna? Lewes? Explore the correct way to say some of the state’s trickiest sites.


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Date Posted: Wednesday, January 17th, 2024

A call to celebrate Delaware’s rich history through photographs was answered by some talented local photographers in this year’s contest.


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Date Posted: Tuesday, January 16th, 2024

Samuel D. Burris was a free African American also a conductor of the Underground Railroad who only received pardon in the last decade for helping free enslaved people.


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Date Posted: Monday, January 15th, 2024

Communities across the state are aiming to preserve the legacy of Delaware’s DuPont Schools, which educated students of color during a time of racial segregation.


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Date Posted: Tuesday, January 2nd, 2024

In accordance with Title 7, Chapter 54, Section 5407(b) of the Delaware Code, the Director of the Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs, Department of State, hereby gives notice of the discovery of unmarked human skeletal remains. The cemetery is located adjacent to Virdin Drive within the Auburn Meadows development off of Brenford Road, near […]


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Date Posted: Friday, December 22nd, 2023

Ring in the New Year at historic sites and museums across the state by attending the division’s programs and events throughout the month.


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Date Posted: Thursday, December 21st, 2023

This recent holiday season, the Sussex Gardeners designed festive arrangements with live plants to decorate the Zwaanendael Museum.


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