Pages Tagged With: "Historic Preservation"

$1 Million in Grants to Be Available for Delaware Historic Properties Damaged by Hurricane Sandy

Grant-application process to be administered by the Delaware Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs’ State Historic Preservation Office.




Larry Williams Joins Division Staff As Physical-plant Maintenance Mechanic

Responsibilities will include maintaining, repairing and preserving the nearly 90 structures administered by the division.




South African Winery Rekindles Historic 18th Century Connection to Delaware

Bottle fragments from Lewes, Del.’s Roosevelt Inlet Shipwreck traced to the venerable wine estate.




Archaeology on The Dover Green

By Alice Guerrant, Historic Archaeologist Have you been on The Green in Dover lately? The east side has mounds of dirt, equipment running around, and a lot of construction going on. It looks like a mess now, but the Division’s project will soon improve the sidewalks and landscaping in front of the Old State House […]




Preservation Planning 2012 – Drafting Goals

By Alice Guerrant, Historic Archaeologist Our statewide historic preservation plan continues to move forward! Last month, we spent a day at Buena Vista Conference Center with preservationists and planners from around the state to hash out a set of goals based on all of the comments that we’ve been given. It was a very productive […]




Preservation Planning 2012: Update from Public Meetings

By Alice Guerrant, Historic Archaeologist Our efforts to update the historic preservation plan are moving steadily forward. The Division has held public meetings across the state to hear from our citizens about the problems and issues that most concern them. Over 70 people attended these meetings and we heard a wide range of issues and […]