Pages Tagged With: "DeBraak"

Take a seaside vacation—and see where Delaware’s modern history began

Delaware’s Atlantic Ocean resorts offer a wide variety of historical attractions including Swanendael, the site of Delaware’s first European settlement.




Division honored with prestigious History in Progress Award

Only four projects in the entire nation were honored with the award in 2014.




‘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.




Historic sites enhance Delaware beach vacations

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




Division bids farewell to Curator of Archaeology Chuck Fithian

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




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.




‘Raising the DeBraak,’ Part 1: Murky Waters

Last November, HCA announced an initiative to begin conservation work on the hull of the HMB DeBraak. One of the conservation team’s most urgent objectives was to improve the hull’s support-system and to add a water-filtration system that cleans the water that is used to keep the hull wet. Over the last several weeks, HCA […]