Pages Tagged With: "Historical & Cultural Affairs"

Celebrate A Day in Old New Castle this May

Old New Castle comes alive May 21 with tours of historical estates, colonial craftsmen, historical reenactments and tours of tall ships.

Cooch’s Bridge homestead to host public tours

Tour the homestead at the Cooch’s Bridge Historic Site and learn about its role in American history.

Division announces summer hours

Museums and historic sites will be expanding their days of operation until next winter. Admission is free at all sites.

Division prioritizes preservation

Find out how the State Historic Preservation Tax Credit Program supported preservation efforts and incentives throughout Delaware in 2021.

Collection close-up: 20th century snapshot

New research has further identified an unknown African American couple’s portrait from the Collections Program.

Grants available for historic properties

The National Park Service’s Paul Bruhn Historic Revitalization Grants Program is accepting applications through Tuesday, Feb. 22, to support programs for the rehabilitation of historic properties and the economic development of rural communities.

National Preservation Awards nominations now open

The National Trust of Historic Places is seeking nominations for the 2022 National Preservation Awards. The deadline for nominations is Thursday, Feb. 17.

Sheriff’s House rehabilitation to begin in 2022

The Delaware Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs is pleased to share the announcement of a $5.4 million commitment from the National Park Service to rehabilitate the historic Sheriff’s House at First State National Historical Park.

Blast from the past: Reliving HCA’s winter events

Candle-making, merry-making and reliving history filled this fall and winter. If you missed our events, mark your calendar for next year!

Recapturing the stories of Black beaches

“Recapturing Black Beaches: A Shared Story Project” is an oral history initiative designed to memorialize and uplift stories of what it has been like to recreate at Delaware’s beaches as a person of color throughout history.