For historical preservation, climate is key
Find out what it takes to preserve artifacts with environmental controls, maintenance and continuous monitoring as climate conditions change.
Join us at two Historic Preservation public forums Sept. 21
Have ideas on how to advance historic preservation in Delaware? The public is invited to share ideas during two virtual forums scheduled for Wednesday, Sept. 21, held by the University of Delaware with the Division and Preservation Delaware.
CORRECTION–Delaware’s 24th annual Chautauqua, Sept. 8–11, 2022
Tent shows to showcase entertainment and the artists who brought it to life.
Details in Delaware: Serpentine stone
A greenish gemstone was once popular as a building material, but had its flaws. Read on to learn more about serpentine stone.
The Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs welcomes new staff
Join the Division in welcoming its newest staff members, who bring a wealth of experience in working with the public, historic sites, programs and more.
Delaware’s LGBTQ+ Community: A Research & Digital Engagement Project
The Division is embarking on a research and engagement project with LGBTQ+ community members to share their history and stories.
24th Annual Chautauqua, “That’s Entertainment”
Thursday, September 8, 2022 — Friday, September 9, 2022 outside the Zwaanendael Museum in LewesANDSaturday, September 10, 2022 — Sunday, September 11, 2022 outside the New Castle Court House Museum in New Castle *Programs – Live and Livestreamed *Entertaining and Educational *Experiences for All Ages *Interact with Historical Legends! All programs are free and open […]
Schedule of Events, September 11, 2022
New Castle Court House Museum Facebook livestream and in-person in The New Castle Visitor Center at The Arsenal due to the weather All programs are free and are offered in-person and some via Facebook livestream. Her Time 20XX – 12 p.m. Roseria Macera directs Her Time 20XX, an all-women string orchestra. Join this program in-person […]
Schedule of Events, September 10, 2022
New Castle Court House Museum Facebook livestream and in-person on the New Castle Green All programs are free. Programs are offered in-person and some via Facebook livestream. “Songs of a Grateful People” — Performance by Dr. Valarie Boyer – 12 p.m. Writer, educator and actor Dr. Valarie Boyer will sing and talk about the Underground […]
Schedule of Events, September 9, 2022
Zwaanendael Museum in-person and livestreamed on You Tube All programs are free and open to the public. Travelling Victrola Demonstration – 12:00 p.m. Join former historical interpreter Kay Powell as she demonstrates this old-fashioned music machine. Join this program in person at Zwaanendael Park next to the Zwaanendael Museum. “Rosedale Beach” — Lecture by Tamara Burks […]