Pages Tagged With: "Historic Sites"

Division to sponsor 15 special events during August 2019

Sherlock Holmes comes to Delaware, a screening of “How to Train Your Dragon—The Hidden World” and the history of women’s suffrage in the First State to be featured.




Division to sponsor five special events during May 2019

Dover Days, A Day in Old New Castle and the Zwaanendael Maritime Festival among programs to be offered.




Division to sponsor seven special events during January 2020

Highlights include a program on William Penn’s role in the founding of Dover, activities celebrating Martin Luther King Jr. Day and a concert by CoroAllegro.




Division welcomes six new staff members

New employees include a curator of education, a physical plant trades mechanic, an executive housekeeper at Buena Vista, a property manager for the Cooch’s Bridge campus and construction project-managers at agency-managed sites across the state.




Division welcomes two new employees

Janis Oppenheimer will serve as site supervisor at the Buena Vista Conference Center; Annie Fenimore will serve as lead historic-site interpreter at the John Dickinson Plantation.




Division-sponsored programs in April 2023

Dutch poetry, New Castle, Del.’s connection to the Lincoln assassination, and Earth Day programs among the 12 division-sponsored activities in April 2023.




Division-sponsored programs in June 2023

Activities to include programs on Separation Day in New Castle, LGBTQ+ history, and Dover Comic Con panel discussions.




Division-sponsored programs in May 2023

Dover Days activities, “Life at Sea” and Cooch’s Bridge Historic Site tours among programs to be offered.




Employment

The Delaware Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs (HCA) is seeking candidates for the following positions: Guest Services Associate – Buena Vista Conference Center The Guest Services Associate works with guests utilizing the conference center and grounds for meetings and events. Work includes day, evening and weekend meeting setup and break down, beverage and food […]




Harriet Tubman Day to be celebrated on March 11, 2017

Events to be held at the Delaware History Museum and Friends Meeting House in Wilmington.




Historical holiday happenings

Division to sponsor nine special events, including four winter-holiday-themed activities, between Nov. 28, 2019 and Jan. 1, 2020.




History at the beach—the Women’s Christian Temperance Union Fountain

Rehoboth Beach landmark was built in 1929.




History organizations urged to complete national visitation survey

American Association for State and Local History seeks data for 2020 report; 2019 version now available




History was made here: Cooch-Dayett Mills

Historic Newark mill was built in the 1830s.




History was made here: Fenwick Island Lighthouse

Iconic Sussex County structure helped guide mariners for more than 100 years.




History was made here: Hale-Byrnes House

Gen. George Washington and the high command of the Continental Army held a council of war here on Sept. 6, 1777.