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History was made here: The New Castle Green

Town commons was laid out by the Dutch in the 1650s.




Division to sponsor 17 free programs during October 2016

William Penn Day, Halloween programs and lantern tours to be featured.




EVENTS RESCHEDULED–Programs on Delaware’s Native-American heritage to be held through the end of September 2016

Programs on Delaware’s Lenape and Nanticoke Indian tribes to be featured.




Native-American heritage to be spotlighted at division museums during September 2016

Programs on Delaware’s Lenape and Nanticoke Indian tribes to be featured. Updated Sept. 8, 2016.
Programs on Delaware’s Lenape and Nanticoke Indian tribes to be featured.




Division produces rack cards advertising the state’s museums and DeBraak tours

Cards evoke the experiences that visitors can expect when they visit these iconic places in Delaware history.




Ribbon-cutting ceremony celebrates re-opening of Fort Christina National Historic Landmark

Landmark is situated on the approximate site of the first permanent European settlement in Delaware.




Division to sponsor 19 special events during August 2016

History meets sci-fi, vintage classical-recordings and the raid on the John Dickinson Plantation to be featured.




Division honored with preservation award

2016 Bamberger Historic Preservation Award recognizes improvements to four state-owned historic properties in New Castle.




Gov. Markell unveils interpretive sign marking the location of Fort Casimir

Ceremony coincides with the announcement of a $71,500 grant for archaeological investigations at the New Castle site.




History abounds near Delaware’s beaches

A wealth of historic sites are open for visitation.