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Grants available for historic properties

The National Park Service’s Paul Bruhn Historic Revitalization Grants Program is accepting applications through Tuesday, Feb. 22, to support programs for the rehabilitation of historic properties and the economic development of rural communities.

National Preservation Awards nominations now open

The National Trust of Historic Places is seeking nominations for the 2022 National Preservation Awards. The deadline for nominations is Thursday, Feb. 17.

Sheriff’s House rehabilitation to begin in 2022

The Delaware Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs is pleased to share the announcement of a $5.4 million commitment from the National Park Service to rehabilitate the historic Sheriff’s House at First State National Historical Park.

Delaware State Review Board for Historic Preservation meeting on Jan. 19, 2022

Board to review National Register nomination for Robert Mitchell House in Hockessin, Del.

Division celebrates African American History Month 2022

Five free programs celebrate the invaluable contributions that the Black community has made to the culture and history of the United States.

Blast from the past: Reliving HCA’s winter events

Candle-making, merry-making and reliving history filled this fall and winter. If you missed our events, mark your calendar for next year!

Recapturing the stories of Black beaches

“Recapturing Black Beaches: A Shared Story Project” is an oral history initiative designed to memorialize and uplift stories of what it has been like to recreate at Delaware’s beaches as a person of color throughout history.

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.

Division-sponsored programs in January 2022

Events include a virtual program on the blizzard of 1888 and a live concert by Musically Generated Organism.

Submit photos — and win prizes — during the Delaware Day Adventure, Dec. 3–12, 2021

Explore the division’s museums, learn and explore Delaware history, and submit photos to win a prize.