Pages Tagged With: "Historical & Cultural Affairs"

For historical preservation, climate is key

Find out what it takes to preserve artifacts with environmental controls, maintenance and continuous monitoring as climate conditions change.

Join us at two Historic Preservation public forums Sept. 21

Have ideas on how to advance historic preservation in Delaware? The public is invited to share ideas during two virtual forums scheduled for Wednesday, Sept. 21, held by the University of Delaware with the Division and Preservation Delaware.

Your preservation questions answered

Learn more about historical preservation in the First State in this Q&A with Delaware’s Deputy State Historic Preservation Officer.

Details in Delaware: Serpentine stone

A greenish gemstone was once popular as a building material, but had its flaws. Read on to learn more about serpentine stone.

The Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs welcomes new staff

Join the Division in welcoming its newest staff members, who bring a wealth of experience in working with the public, historic sites, programs and more.

Delaware’s LGBTQ+ Community: A Research & Digital Engagement Project

The Division is embarking on a research and engagement project with LGBTQ+ community members to share their history and stories.

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.