Pages Tagged With: "historic sites"

Division honored with preservation award

2016 Bamberger Historic Preservation Award recognizes improvements to four state-owned historic properties in New Castle.




Gov. Markell unveils interpretive sign marking the location of Fort Casimir

Ceremony coincides with the announcement of a $71,500 grant for archaeological investigations at the New Castle site.




History abounds near Delaware’s beaches

A wealth of historic sites are open for visitation.




Programs on America’s struggle for independence among 20 special events sponsored by the division during July 2016

Spoken-word program and lecture on Independence Day, plus patriotic music among the sponsored events.




‘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.