Pages Tagged With: "First State National Historical Park"

Sheriff’s House rehabilitation to begin in 2022

The Delaware Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs is pleased to share the announcement of a $5.4 million commitment from the National Park Service to rehabilitate the historic Sheriff’s House at First State National Historical Park.




Division-sponsored programs in January 2022

Events include a virtual program on the blizzard of 1888 and a live concert by Musically Generated Organism.




Submit photos — and win prizes — during the Delaware Day Adventure, Dec. 3–12, 2021

Explore the division’s museums, learn and explore Delaware history, and submit photos to win a prize.




Winner of 2021 New Castle photo contest announced

Second annual contest challenged amateur photographers to submit images of what makes Delaware’s first capital city unique.




New Castle Court House to add sprinkler system

Museum closed from Dec. 31, 2021 through the spring of 2022.




Division-sponsored programs in Dec. 2021

Programs to include a demonstration of historical Dutch cooking, holidays with the Victor Talking Machine Company and a concert of soul-soaked mountain music by the Knotty G’s.




’18th Century Market Fair’ on Nov. 6, 2021

Day-long series of programs harkens back to the 1700s when the Dover Green served as the focal point of life in Dover.




Division-sponsored programs in November 2021

A folk music concert, and programs celebrating Dutch American Heritage Day and National Native American Heritage Month among events/topics to be explored.




2021 ‘Uniquely New Castle’ photo contest

Contest to illustrate what makes New Castle unique. Photos accepted Oct. 17 to 31, 2021. Voting open Nov. 1 to 5, 2021




Division-sponsored programs in October 2021

18th century trades, true crime in song and walking tours of a historic cemetery among programs/topics to be explored.