Pages Tagged With: "History"

Thirteenth annual Delaware Day competition winners announced

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




Arsenal opens as home of the New Castle Historical Society

Historic property leased to the historical society by the division.




‘An Illegal Activity: The Underground Railroad in Delaware’ exhibit closed on Dec. 7, 2014

EXHIBIT CLOSED on Dec. 7, 2014.




Woodburn public garden opens

Redesigned gardens at the governor’s Dover residence accomplished through a public/private partnership between the state of Delaware and the non-profit Friends of Woodburn.




Two additional Delaware properties listed in the National Register of Historic Places

St. Stephen’s Protestant Episcopal Church in Harrington and the Union Wesley Methodist Episcopal Church Complex in Clarksville are the most recent listings.




Division honored with prestigious History in Progress Award

Only four projects in the entire nation were honored with the award in 2014.




Millsboro’s Burton-Blackstone-Carey Store added to the National Register of Historic Places

Town’s oldest–known commercial building with intact historic-fabric was built in the 1840s.




Oliver Berliner, grandson of the inventor of the phonograph, to speak at the Johnson Victrola Museum

Oct. 4, 2014 program to focus on one of the pioneers in the music industry: Emile Berliner.




History was made here: Cooch-Dayett Mills

Historic Newark mill was built in the 1830s.




‘Stealing Freedom Along the Mason Dixon Line: The Story of Elkton Slave Catcher and Kidnapper Thomas McCreary’

Underground Railroad Coalition of Delaware lecture to take place on Oct. 27, 2014.