Pages Tagged With: "historic sites"

“Making the First State Shine: 50 Years of Historic Preservation in Delaware”

18th annual Chautauqua to take place in Lewes, Del. from June 19 to 23, 2016.




“Lost Off Lewes: The British Warship DeBraak”

Tours explore the surviving hull section of this 18th-century shipwreck.




Fort Christina National Historic Landmark re-opens for the summer of 2016

Partnership between the division, First State National Historical Park and Kalmar Nyckel Foundation made re-opening possible.




Division to sponsor 24 special programs during June 2016

DeBraak tours, the 18th Annual Chautauqua and an evening of readings by Delaware poets and authors among the events to be presented.




Capital improvements completed at state-owned historic properties in New Castle

State invested $350,000 for projects at the New Castle Court House Museum, Arsenal, Academy and Green.




Theme of 2016 Dover Days Festival is historic preservation

Division will be offering several programs including those celebrating the 1976 restoration of The Old State House.




Archaeological symposium at the New Castle Court House Museum on May 7, 2016

Program seeks to identify the uniqueness of the early colonial cultures in the region.




Division to sponsor 13 special programs during May 2016

Highlights of the month include programs on the saving of The Old State House, a symposium on the early Colonial archaeology of the Delaware Valley region and the Zwaanendael Maritime Celebration.




Division to sponsor 19 special programs during April 2016

Highlights of the month include programs on Edgar Allan Poe, Delaware’s Dutch heritage and a quilt documentation day.




Woodburn lit up in blue and green in honor of National Eating Disorders Awareness Week

The theme of the 2016 campaign is “3 Minutes Can Save a Life: Get Screened. Get Help. Get Healthy.”