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State Historic Preservation Office announces Delaware’s newest listings in the National Register of Historic Places

New listings include the Downtown Harrington Historic District, the Richard Allen School and the Taylor’s Bridge School.




Ron Whittington to portray Hall of Famer William “Judy” Johnson at the New Castle Court House Museum on July 20, 2019

Program explores the history of the Negro baseball leagues prior to Jackie Robinson’s breaking of the color barrier in the major leagues.




Division to sponsor nine special events during June 2019

Separation Day, Black Music Month Celebration and a historic preservation symposium among programs to be offered.




Division’s Carlton Hall speaks at New York preservation conference

Employee discussed his experiences and perspectives as a young, emerging professional in the historic-preservation field.




Negro Travelers’ Green Book program at the New Castle Court House Museum on March 16, 2019

Program on the travel and vacation guidebook for people of color during the segregation era




Site of purported African-American cemetery discovered near Frankford

Development slated for nearby property.




African American History Month programs among 13 special events at division museums during February 2019

Highlights include programs on the Underground Railroad, Black recording artists and record labels from the early 20th century, and First African Baptist Church cemeteries in Philadelphia.




“The Path to Freedom: A History of the Underground Railroad in Delaware” exhibit at the New Castle Court House Museum

Exhibit explores Delaware’s role in the clandestine network that transported American slaves to freedom including the true journey of the Hawkins family from bondage in Maryland, through Delaware, to freedom in Pennsylvania.




Grants for historic preservation

African American Civil Rights and Partners in Training grants now available.




Division welcomes social-media intern

Emmitt Best is working to engage residents and visitors in Delaware history.





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