Pages Tagged With: "Education"

12th Annual Delaware Day Competition Winners Announced

Program encourages students to study the U.S. Constitution.

ArCH Field Days help students learn about historic preservation

Program designed to meet Next Generation science standards as well as Common Core state standards for art and history.

Diversity in Delaware History: A webinar series

The Diversity in Delaware History webinar series returns in 2022 as a way for people to better understand the diverse stories found throughout the First State’s history. This monthly event is free and open to the public.

Education Activities and Learning Opportunities

Welcome to the Online Education Center for the Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs! The Education Center contains a wealth of information for students, educators and the general public. Take a few minutes to explore and learn, and be sure to check back often as we continue to add more resources and links. Educational Resource […]

Educational Resource Materials

The Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs offers a variety of educational portfolios and materials that may be borrowed free of charge. Teachers, scout leaders and project coordinators should request use of materials and schedule classroom presentations by contacting the Division by email or phone at (302) 736-7400. John Dickinson: A Great Worthy of the […]

Fourteenth annual Delaware Day competition winners announced

Program encourages students to study the U.S. Constitution.

Homework Help

The Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs is honored to receive the Books Seal of Approval. This Seal is awarded to sites that are especially valuable to students who are doing research for school reports. Sites that are selected for inclusion in Books must meet a number of criteria, of which the most […]

John Dickinson Plantation hosts activities that bring history to life at Make a Splash 2024

Hundreds of area students visited the John Dickinson Plantation this spring to learn about the importance of water throughout history.

Locating Delaware’s DuPont “Colored” Schools

The Story of the DuPont “Colored” Schools In the 1920s -1930s, as part of a large-scale rebuilding campaign spearheaded by the Delaware School Auxiliary Association (DSAA), industrialist and philanthropist Pierre S. du Pont, funded the construction of modern, architect designed schools across the state of Delaware. The campaign included 90 schools for African American and […]

Night and Day: A UD student’s first impressions of the Cooch Homestead

This post is the first of several written by UD students studying at Cooch’s Bridge about their experience at the historic site.

Online Education Resources

Native American Projectile Point Classification Guide Outline of Delaware Prehistory Delaware Facts & History Activity Book Letters from a farmer in Pennsylvania: To the inhabitants of the British Colonies The Underground Railroad – Flight to Freedom Emeline’s Story

Resources for Educators

The Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs provides numerous resources for educators including printed materials, online resources, and classroom presentations. The interpretive mission of the Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs Education Team is to disseminate accurate historical information through historic research, archaeological and architectural analysis. It also develops interpretive programming activities complementing exhibits, historic […]

Saving the Past, Shaping the Future in 2023

Hundreds of area students recently got to experience the wonders of historical exploration first-hand.

Seventeenth annual Delaware Day competition winners announced

Program encourages students to study the U.S. Constitution and Delaware’s role in its creation.

State Historic Preservation Office announces Delaware’s newest listings in the National Register of Historic Places

New listings include the Downtown Harrington Historic District, the Richard Allen School and the Taylor’s Bridge School.

The War of 1812, H.M. Brig DeBraak, Lewes History and More

The Delaware Bay, the Cape Henlopen Lighthouse, Mermen, and the Bombardment of Lewes A timeline history of Delaware’s first settlement and other significant dates A Historical Timeline of the H.M.B. DeBraak Still need more help? Contact us at (302) 645-1148 for more information.