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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.




Museums of the State of Delaware closed on Saturday, Jan. 7, 2017 due to winter storm

National Weather Service predicting significant storm.




Division to sponsor eight free programs during January 2017

Highlights include Prohibition in Delaware, patriotic music during World War I and culinary traditions of Sussex County.




Sussex Gardeners deck the halls of the Zwaanendael Museum

Holiday display through December 2016 features preserved flowers, fruit, evergreen branches and other plant material.




‘Land and Sea Christmas’: Buena Vista Holiday Open House on Saturday, Dec. 10, 2016

One-day-only event showcases one of Delaware’s most historic homes.




Hale-Byrnes House to receive $47,610 grant from the Longwood Foundation

Funding will be used for repair of deteriorating mortar joints at the building’s gables and chimneys.




Restoration work completed at Old Sussex County Court House

$307,000 project included both exterior restoration and interior refurbishment of the building’s first and second floors.