Division museums closed; offices open but electronic interaction urged. More Info

Delaware.gov logo

Division of Historical & Cultural Affairs Logo


Blog: Categories



 Posts Categorized With: "Historic Sites"

Date Posted: Tuesday, July 15th, 2014

Several historic places are located within a 20-mile radius of Delaware’s Atlantic coast.


Read More
Date Posted: Friday, January 24th, 2014

Article on the need for rehabilitation of the dikes in and around the City of New Castle, Del.


Read More
Date Posted: Monday, January 6th, 2014

By: David H. Pragoff School and Group Programs Team Leader Delaware Nature Society Located south of Newark near the corner of Old Baltimore Pike and Route 72, Cooch-Dayett Mills is one of the last remaining water-powered mills in Delaware and a reminder of a bygone era. Mills were a vital part of colonial society.  They served […]


Read More
Date Posted: Wednesday, December 4th, 2013

By: Katie Goerger, Historical Interpreter Indian River Life-Saving Station Delaware Seashore State Park The Indian River Life-Saving Station is one of Delmarva’s relatively unknown gems. Situated along the coastline of southern Delaware between the Rehoboth Bay and the Atlantic Ocean, many recognize it as the hub for programs and events at Delaware Seashore State Park. […]

Read More
Date Posted: Monday, November 25th, 2013

A spotlight on the historic Smyrna home of Delaware patriot Thomas Collins.


Read More
Date Posted: Tuesday, October 29th, 2013

Participate in First State Heritage Park’s 18th Century Market Fair Flickr Photo Contest in Eight Easy Steps:     STEP 1 Experience history and capture some memories at the First State Heritage Park 18th Century Market Fair on November 2, 2013!   STEP 2 Join the Photo Contest group on Flickr.  * Make sure you […]

Read More
Date Posted: Friday, September 20th, 2013

Bottle fragments from Lewes, Del.’s Roosevelt Inlet Shipwreck traced to the venerable wine estate.


Read More
Date Posted: Friday, July 19th, 2013

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 […]


Read More
Date Posted: Wednesday, January 16th, 2013

By: Alice Guerrant As work has continued on The Green, we’ve had another unexpected discovery right outside our windows! Under the old sidewalk, the backhoe bucket hit a wall, which was subsequently uncovered, photographed, and mapped by HCA archaeologists. The wall was not very substantial, and included brick bats, a layer of roofing slates, and […]


Read More
Date Posted: Wednesday, December 19th, 2012

By: Jesse Zanavich, Architectural Historian Delaware State Historic Preservation Office With the cold weather here and utility bills on the rise, many historic homeowners may be wondering what they can do to cost-effectively weatherize their homes. But before spending big money to replace your older windows (see Figure 1), first consider a home energy audit. […]


Read More


Archives
   

 

Categories
 


+