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Historic sites enhance Delaware beach vacations

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




‘Middletown Goes to War’ exhibit closed on June 30, 2016

EXHIBIT CLOSED June 30, 2016.




Division projects honored with prestigious national awards

American Association for State and Local History bestows two 2014 Leadership in History Awards to Delaware-Division-of-Historical-and-Cultural-Affairs-affiliated projects.




May 17, 2014 event celebrates the 375th anniversary of the arrival of Antoni Swart in New Sweden

On Saturday, May 17, 2014, the New Sweden Centre is sponsoring a celebratory event marking the 375th anniversary of the arrival of Anthony, a Black man later known as Antoni Swart, who was among the first colonists of New Sweden which centered on Fort Christina in present-day Wilmington, Del.




2014 Dover Days Festival: A collaborative affair

Division a key player in this year’s event that is themed “Delaware Dresses Downton.”




Dover’s Old State House launches coffee-hour lecture series

New series of history lectures to be held during the time period just after people have left work for the day.




History was made here: Belmont Hall

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




Debraak Tours Attendance Increased by 38% in 2013; New Tours Scheduled for 2014

Public interest continues for British warship that sank off the Delaware coast on May 25, 1798.