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Centreville’s Dauneport property listed in National Register of Historic Places

The Dauneport property, a collaboration of two women in the early 1900s, has been listed in the National Register of Historic Places.




Honoring Delaware’s Native American heritage

Long before colonial settlers reached American shores, Native American tribes had already established a long history. Learn more about the first people of the First State as we celebrate Native American Heritage Month in November.




Collection close-up: Sen. Marie Pinkney donations

Delaware State Senator Marie Pinkney’s historic moment in politics is commemorated by a small collection of objects that represent her personal process and drive as senator since 2020.




Explore Milford’s rich history at the museum

Whether it’s shipping or industry or a look at life of the past, take a step inside the original post office to view the diverse collection of objects tied to the city’s history.




Celebrate A Day in Old New Castle this May

Old New Castle comes alive May 21 with tours of historical estates, colonial craftsmen, historical reenactments and tours of tall ships.




Division prioritizes preservation

Find out how the State Historic Preservation Tax Credit Program supported preservation efforts and incentives throughout Delaware in 2021.




Myths of the Mason Dixon line

Did you know that Delaware is in a relatively unique position when it comes to the Mason-Dixon line? Read on to find out more.




Dutch-American Friendship Day

Fun events with a touch of history are planned for Dutch-American Friendship Day at the Zwaanendael Museum on Saturday, April 16.




The Christina River Watershed Cleanup: Celebrating 30 Years

For the past three decades, the Cooch’s Bridge Historic Site has been among several along the Christina River and its tributaries where volunteers annually help clean up the local waterways! Join this year’s effort on Saturday, April 2.




Collection close-up: 20th century snapshot

New research has further identified an unknown African American couple’s portrait from the Collections Program.