Pages Tagged With: "historic sites"

“Delaware and the War of 1812” exhibit closed on March 19, 2016

EXHIBIT CLOSED on March 19, 2016.




“George Washington Birthday Celebration” at Dover, Del.’s Old State House on Feb. 22, 2016 at 1 p.m.

Event to feature writings by, and about, the first president, read by historical interpreters and distinguished guests, plus live, streaming video of Sen. Chris Coons reading Washington’s Farewell Address from the floor of the U.S. Senate.




Grantham-Edwards-McComb House added to the National Register of Historic Places

Property once owned by Col. Henry S. McComb, one of the founders of the Union Pacific Railroad.




Call for papers: “The Early Colonial Delaware Valley—An Archaeological and Historical Symposium”

Deadline for submission of abstracts: April 22, 2016.




Painting Party at Buena Vista on Feb. 18, 2016

Professional artist provides guests with step-by-step instruction.




Two additional Delaware properties listed in the National Register of Historic Places

Adams Home Farm in Greenwood and the Evans-West House in Ocean View are the most recent listings.




Progress report on improvements to state-owned historic properties in New Castle

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




Division launches on-line calendar of events

Calendar provides comprehensive, long-term listings of programs taking place at the division’s five museums, and at the Buena Vista Conference Center.




DSU freshmen present fresh perspectives on Delaware history

Students participated in programs at four Delaware historic sites in July 2015.




Hebron Methodist Church outside Georgetown added to the National Register of Historic Places

Structure is an outstanding example of rural Methodist churches from the 19th century.