Pages Tagged With: "historic sites"

Winner of New Castle photo contest announced

Contest challenged amateur photographers to submit images of what makes Delaware’s first capital city unique.




Museums of the State of Delaware to shift to winter schedules

Wednesday visitation to be added, tours expanded to 45 minutes.




Division to sponsor three live virtual-programs during November 2020

Programs to explore mysteries of history, Abraham Lincoln’s election as president and London in wartime.




Museums for All webinar on Nov. 19, 2020

Initiative dedicated to expanding community access to museums across the nation.




“We Didn’t Vote for Him: Delaware and the Election of 1860” — virtual lecture from The Old State House on Nov. 14, 2020

Program explores the election that brought Abraham Lincoln to power and which led the nation into civil war.




“Civil War Band of Brothers: Four Men of the First Delaware Regiment” — lecture streamed virtually from The Old State House on Oct. 22, 2020

Virtual lecture explores the true stories of four men — a doctor, a chaplain, a soldier and an Irish immigrant — who served in the unit.




Volunteers respond to storm damage at Belmont Hall on National Cleanup Day

Historic Smyrna site was hit by Tropical Storm Isaias on Aug. 4, 2020.




Division completes exterior rehabilitation of the Zwaanendael Museum

Work included cleaning, replacement of weather-damaged shutters and repainting all remaining window frames and shutters.




“Cyber Seafaring”: The Zwaanendael Museum’s virtual maritime-history series, Oct. 1–3, 2020

Four-part series of virtual presentations on the Lewes/Cape Henlopen region’s maritime history.




Division receives $22,000 grant for preservation of Weldin House

Funding from the Eastern Brandywine Hundred Coordinating Council will be used to help rehabilitate the historic property north of Wilmington.