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Division seeks historic-site supervisor

Positions available at Buena Vista and the New Castle Court House Museum.




Historical holiday happenings

Division to sponsor nine special events, including four winter-holiday-themed activities, between Nov. 28, 2019 and Jan. 1, 2020.




Buena Vista Holiday Open House cancelled

Dec. 7, 2019 event cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances.




History was made here: Hale-Byrnes House

Gen. George Washington and the high command of the Continental Army held a council of war here on Sept. 6, 1777.




Division to sponsor 10 special events during November 2019

Bayberry candle-making, grave sites of notable New Castle veterans and early recordings of classical music among topics to be explored.




“Seams From the Past” series at the Zwaanendael Museum in November 2019

Four-part series explores historical clothing and textiles.




Parker’s Dairy Palace listed in the National Register of Historic Places

Vintage 1950s-era ice cream stand still dishing up soft serve.




“Delaware Day Competition Display” at Legislative Hall through Dec. 12, 2019

Works by Delaware fourth-grade students illustrating the U.S. Constitution and Delaware’s role in its writing and ratification.




Battle of the Chesapeake program at The Old State House on Oct. 12, 2019

On Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019 at 1:30 p.m., The Old State House, located at 25 The Green in Dover, Del., will offer a multi-media presentation by historic-site interpreter Tom Welch on the Battle of the Chesapeake, a decisive naval engagement of the American Revolutionary War in which a French fleet under Adm. de Grasse paved […]




Improvements completed at Delaware’s historic Octagonal Schoolhouse

Built and opened in 1836, the Octagonal Schoolhouse is one of the earliest examples of a one-room school in Delaware.





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