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City of New Castle receives Certified Local Government status

Designation encourages successful preservation programs and practices.




Harriet Tubman Day to be celebrated on March 11, 2017

Events to be held at the Delaware History Museum and Friends Meeting House in Wilmington.




Division to hold public meetings seeking input for Delaware’s 2018–2022 State Historic Preservation Plan

Five meetings to be held at locations across the state during March 2017.




‘Rose Color to Gold to Glowing Red: Orville and Ethel Peets in Paris 1913-1914’ exhibit closed on Aug. 24, 2018

Exhibit featured the works of Orville Houghton Peets and his wife Ethel Canby Peets.




‘Washington vs. Lincoln—Who Was the Greatest President?’ at The Old State House on Feb. 19, 2017

President’s Day theatrical presentration will pit Washington and Lincoln against each other.




PROGRAM RESCHEDULED–‘Listen Up! African-American History’ program at Dover, Del.’s Old State House rescheduled from Feb. 4 to March, 11, 2017

Program features local youth performing their own spoken-word compositions that bring to light the history of Delaware’s African-Americans and women.




Division releases 2016 annual report

Report demonstrates how the agency is helping to preserve Delaware history and how it is sharing that history with the public.




African American History Month programs among 16 special events at division museums in February 2017

Highlights include African-American life at the John Dickinson Plantation in the 18th century, a program on jazz pianist “Fats” Waller, and a presentation on historic properties listed in the National Register since the 1980s that are significant to African-American communities throughout the state.




Delaware State Review Board for Historic Preservation meeting on Jan. 18, 2017

Agenda to include a presentation by architectural historian Robin Krawitz on the Jackson-Wilson House in Wilmington which has been nominated for placement in the National Register of Historic Places.




Museums of the State of Delaware closed on Saturday, Jan. 7, 2017 due to winter storm

National Weather Service predicting significant storm.