Plan sets new standards in service and stewardship that promise to “Save Delaware History” for future generations.
Book provides a photographic history of the architecture of Wilmington, Del.’s business district between 1984 and today.
Article on the need for rehabilitation of the dikes in and around the City of New Castle, Del.
Thorough understanding of green-building principles and practices a requirement for acceptance.
Grant-application process to be administered by the Delaware Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs’ State Historic Preservation Office.
Bottle fragments from Lewes, Del.’s Roosevelt Inlet Shipwreck traced to the venerable wine estate.
By: Alice Guerrant On February 21, 2013, our National Park Service reviewer approved Delaware’s draft historic preservation plan. In March, one of HCA’s talented graphic designers took that draft and turned it into a beautiful publication with an outstanding layout illustrated with photographs and charts. And on April 16, the State Review Board for Historic […]
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 […]
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. […]
By Alice Guerrant, Historic Archaeologist Have you been on The Green in Dover lately? The east side has mounds of dirt, equipment running around, and a lot of construction going on. It looks like a mess now, but the Division’s project will soon improve the sidewalks and landscaping in front of the Old State House […]