Pages Tagged With: "historic sites"

Division to begin improvements to state-owned historic properties in New Castle

State to invest $350,000 for improvements at the New Castle Court House Museum, Arsenal, Academy and Green.




First State National Historical Park to be created

Legislation passed in Congress in December 2014; awaiting President Obama’s signature.




Division gets help for improvements at historic Darley and Hale-Byrnes houses

Delmarva Power, state Rep. Dennis E. Williams, the Delaware General Assembly and the Delaware Society for the Preservation of Antiquities thanked for their efforts.




Arsenal opens as home of the New Castle Historical Society

Historic property leased to the historical society by the division.




Woodburn public garden opens

Redesigned gardens at the governor’s Dover residence accomplished through a public/private partnership between the state of Delaware and the non-profit Friends of Woodburn.




Meet the staff of the Buena Vista Conference Center

Employees help to make the site “the perfect wedding location.”




Millsboro’s Burton-Blackstone-Carey Store added to the National Register of Historic Places

Town’s oldest–known commercial building with intact historic-fabric was built in the 1840s.




“Emeline Hawkins: Her Journey from Slavery to Freedom on the Underground Railroad” exhibit closed on July 23, 2017

Exhibit closed on July 23, 2017




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

EXHIBIT CLOSED March 19, 2016.




An Illegal Activity: The Underground Railroad in Delaware”–exhibit closed on Dec. 7, 2014

EXHIBIT CLOSED Dec. 7, 2014.