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The Old State House History

The Old State House was the first permanent capitol building in Dover, Delaware. Begun in 1787 and completed by May 1791, this Georgian-style structure was originally home to both state and Kent County governments. The first floor of the Old State House features an 18th century-style courtroom while the second floor features the former chambers […]

Delaware’s State Museums Awarded National Accreditation

The five museums operated by the Delaware Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs have been accredited by the American Alliance of Museums (AAM), the highest recognition afforded to museums in the United States. “Achieving accreditation is the gold standard of the museum profession” said Timothy Slavin, director of the Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs. […]

Contact Information

The offices of the Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs are housed in several locations in Dover, Delaware. The following list includes the most common contact information for each office. If you do not know who to contact, please call the Administrative office at (302) 736-7400. Curatorial & Museum Staff Delaware Center for Material Culture […]