Pages Tagged With: "archaeology"

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.




Division Archaeologist to Speak at International Meeting in the Netherlands

Craig Lukezic to discuss Fort Casimir, established by the Dutch in 1651 in what is now New Castle, Del.




South African Winery Rekindles Historic 18th Century Connection to Delaware

Bottle fragments from Lewes, Del.’s Roosevelt Inlet Shipwreck traced to the venerable wine estate.




More Archaeology on The Dover Green

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 […]




The Search for Fort Casimir

By Craig Lukezic, Archaeologist Delaware State Historic Preservation Office After floods, historic road leveling, house and ferry construction, is there anything left of the 17th century Fort Casimir? Keep in mind the fort may have been a wooden plank structure built with rammed earth. Those of you familiar with living in Delaware can guess that […]