Pages Tagged With: "Historical & Cultural Affairs"

Division Director Tim Slavin Credentialed As a Leed Green Associate by the U. S. Green Building Council

Thorough understanding of green-building principles and practices a requirement for acceptance.




12th Annual Delaware Day Competition Winners Announced

Program encourages students to study the U.S. Constitution.




$1 Million in Grants to Be Available for Delaware Historic Properties Damaged by Hurricane Sandy

Grant-application process to be administered by the Delaware Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs’ State Historic Preservation Office.




History was made here: Belmont Hall

A spotlight on the historic Smyrna home of Delaware patriot Thomas Collins.




Larry Williams Joins Division Staff As Physical-plant Maintenance Mechanic

Responsibilities will include maintaining, repairing and preserving the nearly 90 structures administered by the division.




Debraak Tours Attendance Increased by 38% in 2013; New Tours Scheduled for 2014

Public interest continues for British warship that sank off the Delaware coast on May 25, 1798.




Division Welcomes Five New Historic-site Interpreters

Working at the state’s museums, these employees help bring Delaware history to life.




Division Archaeologist to Speak at International Meeting in the Netherlands

Craig Lukezic to discuss Fort Casimir, established by the Dutch in 1651 in what is now New Castle, Del.




Planning So Our Historic Places Have a Future

By Alice Guerrant It’s important every so often to step back and evaluate what you’ve done so that you can see if you need to change something. Every five years, the State Historic Preservation Office leads the effort to produce a new statewide historic preservation plan. This is our chance as historic preservationists to ask […]




Welcome to the Historical & Cultural Affairs Blog

Welcome to the official blog of Delaware’s Division of Historical & Cultural Affairs. This inaugural post is a special milestone in the division’s current “Point and Click” initiative, which aims to make the division and its holdings more accessible to the public. Having as much concern for the future as we do for the past, […]