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Division-sponsored programs in April 2022

Highlights include a lecture series on the War of 1812 and several Dutch-themed activities.




Dutch-American Friendship Day

Fun events with a touch of history are planned for Dutch-American Friendship Day at the Zwaanendael Museum on Saturday, April 16.




‘The War of 1812: Over Two Centuries Later’

Four-part Old State House Coffee-Hour Lecture Series to take place in April 2022.




The Christina River Watershed Cleanup: Celebrating 30 Years

For the past three decades, the Cooch’s Bridge Historic Site has been among several along the Christina River and its tributaries where volunteers annually help clean up the local waterways! Join this year’s effort on Saturday, April 2.




Division celebrates Women’s History Month 2022

Join the Division in March to learn about women in Delaware history, the HMS DeBraak and more!




Collection close-up: 20th century snapshot

New research has further identified an unknown African American couple’s portrait from the Collections Program.




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.