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Museums of the State of Delaware 2018–2019 winter-holiday schedule

Enjoy the season and learn about the First State’s many contributions to the history and culture of the United States.




State of Delaware to acquire historic property at Cooch’s Bridge, the site of the state’s only Revolutionary War battle

Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs to administer the home and surrounding property at the heart of the site.




Buena Vista Holiday Open House on Saturday, Dec. 15, 2018

Event to feature decorations and children’s craft activities, plus self-guided tours of the home and refreshments.




Division to sponsor 16 special programs during the 2018 winter-holiday season

Eleven holiday-themed activities among the programs to be offered.




“Over There and Back Again!” program at Dover, Del.’s Old State House on Nov. 11, 2018

Lead historic-site-interpreter Gavin Malone will portray a World War I veteran discussing the differences in American society between the 1910s and the early 1920s.




Federal fiscal year 2018 review: Three Delaware properties listed in the National Register of Historic Places

By Madeline Dunn, Delaware Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs’ historian and National Register of Historic Places coordinator




CANCELLED: “Governor’s Halloween Family Fun Fest” at Woodburn: The Governor’s Residence on Oct. 27, 2018

Event cancelled due to anticipated heavy rain and wind.




CANCELLED: “Lantern Tours of the Plantation” at the John Dickinson Plantation on Oct. 26, 2018

Program cancelled based on anticipated heavy rain and wind.




Recent capital improvement projects at the Buena Vista conference center

Part of a master planning process designed to safeguard the property’s historical integrity and improve visitors’ experiences.




Laura Coderre joins staff of the Buena Vista conference center

Responsibilities include care and maintenance of this historic 1847 property.





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