Pages Tagged With: "Collections"

‘A Seaborne Citizenry: The DeBraak and Its Atlantic World’ exhibit at the Zwaanendael Museum

Exhibit explores His Majesty’s Sloop of War DeBraak, a British warship that was capsized and lost off the Delaware coast on May 25, 1798.




Division bids farewell to Curator of Archaeology Chuck Fithian

Twenty-eight-year veteran left the agency on June 30, 2014.




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

EXHIBIT CLOSED June 30, 2016.




Division welcomes new staff members

Ed Gillespie promoted; Jeff Buttillo, Mari Carpenter and James Scott joined the division since March 2014.




2014 Dover Days Festival: A collaborative affair

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




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.




Remembering Charles Parks

On October 25th, Delaware said goodbye to a beloved artist and friend in Charles Parks. Mr. Parks passed on at the age of 90 in Wilmington, Delaware. Just over a year ago, the State of Delaware was honored to accept the generous donation of more than 300 sculptures and personal objects from the famed sculptor’s […]




Olympic Metals from Delaware History: Gold

As the Olympic Games come to a close across the pond, our thematic sampler from the state’s collections must also come to an end… but we will keep up the guessing game from yesterday as we present you with one of Delaware’s gold historical treasures:   What do you think this treasure could be?




Olympic Metals from Delaware History: Bronze

While there aren’t any Olympic medals in the state’s collections of historic objects, we care for metal items of all kinds. We thought it might be fun to join in the Olympic spirit by highlighting some random bronze, silver, and gold objects as we round out the last three days of the games. First (or […]