Pages Tagged With: "History"

‘Middletown Goes to War’ exhibit closed on June 30, 2016

EXHIBIT CLOSED June 30, 2016.




Division projects honored with prestigious national awards

American Association for State and Local History bestows two 2014 Leadership in History Awards to Delaware-Division-of-Historical-and-Cultural-Affairs-affiliated projects.




Alexander d’Hinoyossa: One of the most influential men in Colonial Delaware

Leader is best known for surrendering the Dutch colony along the Delaware River to the British Crown 350 years ago.




Delaware Division of Libraries creates LibGuide on Delaware patriot Allen McLane

Guide provides a wide variety of information about the Smyrna, Del. hero of the American Revolution.




State Review Board for Historic Preservation recommends nominations for the National Register; honors retirees and welcomes new members

The Delaware State Review Board for Historic Preservation held its annual spring meeting at The Old State House in Dover on April 9, 2014.




May 17, 2014 event celebrates the 375th anniversary of the arrival of Antoni Swart in New Sweden

On Saturday, May 17, 2014, the New Sweden Centre is sponsoring a celebratory event marking the 375th anniversary of the arrival of Anthony, a Black man later known as Antoni Swart, who was among the first colonists of New Sweden which centered on Fort Christina in present-day Wilmington, Del.




2014 Dover Days Festival: A collaborative affair

Division a key player in this year’s event that is themed “Delaware Dresses Downton.”




Delaware State Historic Preservation Office recent accomplishments

Office’s programs help to preserve Delaware’s historic places and unique cultural identity.




Dover’s Old State House launches coffee-hour lecture series

New series of history lectures to be held during the time period just after people have left work for the day.




Harriet Tubman Day in Delaware proclaimed

Governor Jack Markell has issued a proclamation declaring March 10, 2014 as Harriet Tubman Day in Delaware in commemoration of the 101st anniversary of the death of the noted Underground Railroad conductor.