Saving Delaware History, the newsletter of the Delaware Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs, is a digest of history- and preservation-related articles, calendar of events and related press coverage. Distilled from content published in the division’s blog, social media, webpage and press releases, the newsletter is designed to stimulate public interest in the division’s museums, […]
Two additional Delaware properties listed in the National Register of Historic Places
The Florence and Isaac Budovitch House, and the Newark Union Church and Cemetery, are both located in New Castle County north of Wilmington.
Loans available for Delaware’s hospitality industry impacted by coronavirus
Museums and historic sites are among the organizations eligible for support.
Division museums closed; public encouraged to engage with Delaware history via social media
Museums closed on March 24, 2020 in response to the coronavirus state of emergency.
Zwaanendael Museum to again offer tours of the British warship DeBraak
Tours explore the surviving hull section of an 18th-century shipwreck.
Women’s history celebrated at division museums during March 2020
Six special programs held in celebration of National Women’s History Month.
Presidents Lincoln and Washington to be spotlighted at The Old State House during February 2020
Events presented in honor of Presidents Day 2020.
Division releases 2019 annual report
Report illustrates how the agency is preserving and protecting Delaware’s cultural legacies for future generations.
African American History Month programs spotlighted during February 2020
Highlights include programs on Black leaders in the Women’s Suffrage Movement, African Americans on the Eastern Shore and screenings of the three-part “American Epic” which explores how the ordinary people of America were given the opportunity to make records for the first time.
History organizations urged to complete national visitation survey
American Association for State and Local History seeks data for 2020 report; 2019 version now available