Pages Tagged With: "Historic Sites"

Division to sponsor 11 special events during July 2019

Independence Day, baseball Hall-of-Famer William “Judy” Johnson and campfires at the John Dickinson Plantation to be featured.




Division now offering tours of the hull of the DeBraak, a shipwrecked 18th-century British warship

Tours taking place through Sept. 26, 2019.




Collections Program

Administered by the Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs’ Engagement and Collections Team, the Collections Program preserves, and holds in public trust, a record of Delaware’s heritage by acquiring objects made in the First State or used by Delawareans throughout history. The primary function of the program is stewardship of the State of Delaware’s collection […]




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.




Visit & Learn

Note: In accordance with Gov. Carney’s Phase II plans for reopening the state, the five museums administered by the Delaware Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs are open for self-guided tours via reservation only. Go to the following for additional information.




National Women’s History Month events among eight special programs at division museums during March 2019

Activities honor and celebrate women’s lives and historic achievements.




Employment

The Delaware Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs is currently seeking qualified applicants for the following position: Lead Museum/Historic Site InterpreterApplication opening date: Jan. 26, 2022. Closing date: Feb. 8, 2022 This full-time position is based at the Zwaanendael Museum located at 102 Kings Highway Lewes, Del. Working with the interpretive staff at the site, […]




African American History Month programs among 13 special events at division museums during February 2019

Highlights include programs on the Underground Railroad, Black recording artists and record labels from the early 20th century, and First African Baptist Church cemeteries in Philadelphia.




Display of sculpture by Charles Parks at the New Castle Court House Museum

Display of works by the noted Wilmington artist featuring historical and political figures including a Minute Man, and presidents Richard Nixon, Gerald Ford and George W. Bush.




‘The Old State House: A True Restoration 1976-2016’ display now on view

Display explores preservation work that has been conducted since Delaware’s first permanent capitol building in Dover was restored to its original appearance in 1976.