Pages Tagged With: "Historical & Cultural Affairs"

Staff changes

James Scott promoted; Vicki Macklin and Don DeLoach join the agency




Division notes passing of former director John R. Kern

Historian and preservationist served as the division’s director between 1984 and 1988.




Division releases 2017 annual report

Report illustrates the programs and services that led to the division’s accreditation by the American Alliance of Museums.




Commemorating the 250th anniversary of John Dickinson’s revolutionary ‘Letters From a Farmer in Pennsylvania’

Website and public programs celebrate Dickinson’s pivotal role in setting the stage for the American Revolution.




Division celebrates accomplishments and looks to the future during all-staff meeting

Publicizing the division’s American Alliance of Museums’ accreditation and social-media best practices among topics discussed.




Division bids farewell to Manny Carrar

Longtime physical-plant maintenance superintendent retired after 28 years of service.




Gov. Carney celebrates national accreditation of Delaware’s state-museum system

American Alliance of Museums’ accreditation is the highest recognition afforded to museums in the United States.




Delaware Historic Cemetery Preservation Workshop to take place on Oct. 21, 2017

Event features a day of expert presentations providing practical advice for those concerned with the preservation and maintenance of historic burial places in the First State.




Online map of National Register-listed properties gets a makeover

Upgrades to the Cultural and Historical Resources Information System (CHRIS) restore access to historic property information and feature new map layers.




‘New Castle: Three Forts, One Community’ exhibit at the New Castle Court House Museum

Exhibit examines the 17th-century struggle for control of New Castle, Del. by the Dutch, Swedes and English.