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Division museums closed on Easter Sunday, April 16, 2017

New Castle Court House Museum, the Johnson Victrola Museum, The Old State House, the John Dickinson Plantation and the Zwaanendael Museum closed for the holiday.




‘Lost off Lewes: The British warship DeBraak’

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




Archaeological symposium at the New Castle Court House Museum on April 29, 2017

Program seeks to identify the uniqueness of the Colonial cultures in the Delaware Valley in the 17th and 18th centuries.




Division to sponsor 18 special events during April 2017

Highlights include the Slave Dwelling Project, America’s Founding Fathers and Mothers, and programs on Delaware’s Dutch heritage.




Public comment sought regarding Sheriff’s House rehabilitation and use plan

First State National Historical Park to hold public meeting on March 8, 2017 in New Castle.




City of New Castle receives Certified Local Government status

Designation encourages successful preservation programs and practices.




Division to sponsor 14 free programs during March 2017

Highlights include events celebrating National Women’s History Month and National Harriet Tubman Day.




Call for papers: ‘Archaeological and Historical Symposium of the Colonial Delaware Valley’

Deadline for submission of abstracts: March 31, 2017




‘Washington vs. Lincoln—Who Was the Greatest President?’ at The Old State House on Feb. 19, 2017

President’s Day theatrical presentration will pit Washington and Lincoln against each other.




Delaware State Review Board for Historic Preservation meeting on Jan. 18, 2017

Agenda to include a presentation by architectural historian Robin Krawitz on the Jackson-Wilson House in Wilmington which has been nominated for placement in the National Register of Historic Places.