Pages Tagged With: "delawarehistory"

‘An Immigrant Story: Crossing the Atlantic in a 17th Century Sailing Ship’ at the New Castle Court House Museum on July 18, 2018

Program explores what life would be like for a two-month crossing of the Atlantic Ocean from Europe to the New World.

‘Blood Diamond: The Murder of Ebe Lynch’ at Lewes, Del.’s Zwaanendael Museum on April 21, 2018

Theatrical murder-mystery based on an actual incident that took place in 1916 in Lewes.

‘Blood Diamond: The Murder of Ebe Lynch’ at the Zwaanendael Museum on July 14, 2018

Theatrical murder-mystery based on an actual incident that took place in 1916 in Lewes.

‘Lost off Lewes: The British warship DeBraak’

Tours explore the surviving hull section of an 18th-century shipwreck

A woman of the ’20s

Article explores four outstanding female singers from the decade of the “New Woman.”

Alice Guerrant retires after 38 years of service

Archaeologist served in the Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs’ State Historic Preservation Office.

Audience participation program on Alexander Hamilton at The Old State House on July 12, 2018

Program to include a re-enactment of the July 11, 1804 duel between Alexander Hamilton and political rival Aaron Burr which resulted in Hamilton’s passing on July 12, 1804.

Buena Vista Spring Open House on Saturday, April 7, 2018

Guests are encouraged to bring their cameras to capture the awakening of spring at one of Delaware’s most historic properties.

Delaware State Historic Preservation Office recent accomplishments

Office’s programs help to preserve Delaware’s historic places and unique cultural identity.

Department of State volunteers help with spring cleanup at the John Dickinson Plantation

Activities conducted in support of National Volunteer Week.

Division architectural historian Kara Briggs completes historic-preservation fellowship

ARCUS Professional Fellowships strengthen the skills of emerging leaders in the cultural heritage and historic preservation movement.

Division mourns the loss of Ed Gillespie

The Delaware Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs mourns the loss of our colleague and friend, Ed Gillespie. We ask that you keep Ed and his family in your thoughts and prayers.

Division notes passing of former director John R. Kern

Historian and preservationist served as the division’s director between 1984 and 1988.

Division notes passing of its physical-plant maintenance superintendent Ed Gillespie

Fourteen-year division veteran died on Feb. 15, 2018.

Division to replace New Castle Academy roof

Improvements slated to begin in the spring of 2018.

Division to sponsor 16 special events during April 2018

Highlights include programs on Delaware’s Dutch heritage, Buena Vista’s First Annual Spring Open House and The Old State House’s Coffee-Hour Lecture Series.