Pages Tagged With: "archaeology"

Division mourns the loss of archaeologist Joan Parsons

Longtime leader in Delaware’s archaeological community passed away on June 3, 2018.




Archaeological discovery writes new chapter in Delaware’s early colonial history

Findings shed light on 11 burials dating to the late 1600s including three people of African descent.




Delaware Historic Cemetery Preservation Workshop to take place on Oct. 21, 2017

Event features a day of expert presentations providing practical advice for those concerned with the preservation and maintenance of historic burial places in the First State.




May is Delaware Archaeology Month!

Program designed to promote the study and conservation of the state’s archaeological resources.




Archaeological symposium at the New Castle Court House Museum on April 29, 2017

Program seeks to identify the uniqueness of the Colonial cultures in the Delaware Valley in the 17th and 18th centuries.




Call for papers: ‘Archaeological and Historical Symposium of the Colonial Delaware Valley’

Deadline for submission of abstracts: March 31, 2017




Free admission beginning Aug. 31, 2016 for ‘Lost off Lewes: The British warship DeBraak’

Tours explore the surviving hull section of an 18th-century shipwreck.




Video commissioned by the division celebrates archaeology in Delaware

Video created in celebration of the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966.




Gov. Markell unveils interpretive sign marking the location of Fort Casimir

Ceremony coincides with the announcement of a $71,500 grant for archaeological investigations at the New Castle site.




History abounds near Delaware’s beaches

A wealth of historic sites are open for visitation.