Pages Tagged With: "historic sites"

History organizations urged to complete national visitation survey

Data used to monitor and report on in-person visitation trends at history museums, historic sites and other history organizations in the United States.




‘Struggles for Equality’ series at The Old State House in February 2023

Series highlights important parts of Black history in Delaware, and pioneering African American artists of rhythm and blues, soul, and rock and roll music.




Division celebrates Black History Month 2023

Eight of the month’s events celebrate the invaluable contributions that the African American community has made to the culture and history of the United States.




Division to honor MLK Day of Service by collecting donations for local charities

The Division will honor Martin Luther King Day throughout the month of January by collecting donated items for local charities. Drop-offs are organized at six locations statewide.




DuPont Schools study to expand with story map

A recent survey by the Division and its partners have revealed the history of Delaware’s dozens of DuPont Schools. Now a new story map will help bring them to life.




Division-sponsored programs in January 2023

Concert and Zwaanendael Museum introductory program to be featured.




17th-century life revealed at Avery’s Rest

Over the last five years, archaeologists have learned a lot more about the 11 burials found at Avery’s Rest near Rehoboth Beach. Find out what they have discovered thanks to modern-day technology and DNA testing.




Centreville’s Dauneport property listed in National Register of Historic Places

The Dauneport property, a collaboration of two women in the early 1900s, has been listed in the National Register of Historic Places.




Details in Delaware: Shutters

Have you ever noticed shutters on a historic home and wondered about the differing types and styles? Learn more about why those differences exist.




Pathways to expand access to John Dickinson Plantation in 2023

Next year, the public will get new access to the John Dickinson Plantation thanks to a pathways project that will connect the site to the St. Jones Reserve.