Pages Tagged With: "museums"

Division to sponsor 19 special programs during April 2016

Highlights of the month include programs on Edgar Allan Poe, Delaware’s Dutch heritage and a quilt documentation day.




‘Delaware and the War of 1812’ exhibit closed on March 19, 2016

EXHIBIT CLOSED on March 19, 2016.




Johnson Victrola Museum volunteers are recipients of Governor’s Outstanding Volunteer Awards

Five volunteers have contributed more than 3,000 hours of service to the museum.




Division launches on-line calendar of events

Calendar provides comprehensive, long-term listings of programs taking place at the division’s five museums, and at the Buena Vista Conference Center.




DSU freshmen present fresh perspectives on Delaware history

Students participated in programs at four Delaware historic sites in July 2015.




Take a seaside vacation—and see where Delaware’s modern history began

Delaware’s Atlantic Ocean resorts offer a wide variety of historical attractions including Swanendael, the site of Delaware’s first European settlement.




Former president of Ghana visits John Dickinson Plantation

Leader in Dover to deliver Delaware State University commencement address.




Division to begin improvements to state-owned historic properties in New Castle

State to invest $350,000 for improvements at the New Castle Court House Museum, Arsenal, Academy and Green.




Division releases 2014 annual report

Document spotlights national recognition received by the agency during the past year.




First State National Historical Park to be created

Legislation passed in Congress in December 2014; awaiting President Obama’s signature.