Pages Tagged With: "First State National Historical Park"

Public comment sought regarding Sheriff’s House rehabilitation and use plan

First State National Historical Park to hold public meeting on March 8, 2017 in New Castle.




City of New Castle receives Certified Local Government status

Designation encourages successful preservation programs and practices.




Division to sponsor 14 free programs during March 2017

Highlights include events celebrating National Women’s History Month and National Harriet Tubman Day.




Call for papers: ‘Archaeological and Historical Symposium of the Colonial Delaware Valley’

Deadline for submission of abstracts: March 31, 2017




‘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.




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.




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

National Weather Service predicting significant storm.




Division to sponsor eight free programs during January 2017

Highlights include Prohibition in Delaware, patriotic music during World War I and culinary traditions of Sussex County.




Division to sponsor 14 special programs during the 2016 winter-holiday season

Eight winter-holiday-themed activities among the programs to be offered.