Pages Tagged With: "Historical & Cultural Affairs"

Diversity in Delaware History: A webinar series

The Diversity in Delaware History webinar series returns in 2022 as a way for people to better understand the diverse stories found throughout the First State’s history. This monthly event is free and open to the public.

Planning for preservation: HCA unveils new strategic plan

The Division’s new Strategic Plan sets a course for preserving Delaware’s historical places and spaces for all ages and abilities to learn about local history.

Division releases 2018 annual report

Report illustrates the efforts that the agency has undertaken in 2018 to build a solid infrastructure that will preserve and protect Delaware’s irreplaceable cultural legacies for future generations.

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.

End-of-year meeting honors division employees and volunteers

Event celebrated the agency’s 2018 achievements.

State of Delaware to acquire historic property at Cooch’s Bridge, the site of the state’s only Revolutionary War battle

Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs to administer the home and surrounding property at the heart of the site.

Successes reviewed; future plans discussed at division all-staff meeting on Oct. 15, 2018

Staff and volunteers recognized during the event.

Recent capital improvement projects at the Buena Vista conference center

Part of a master planning process designed to safeguard the property’s historical integrity and improve visitors’ experiences.

Division notes passing of Curt Stickel, former historic-site interpreter

Stickel served at The Old State House and the Delaware Archaeology Museum in Dover between 2002 and 2013.

Division’s accomplishments and future plans reviewed at all-staff meeting

Meeting gave staff members an opportunity to review recent successes and examine future plans.