Pages Tagged With: "National Register"

Dover receives Certified Local Government status

Designation encourages successful preservation programs and practices in Delaware’s capital city.

Federal fiscal year 2018 review: Three Delaware properties listed in the National Register of Historic Places

By Madeline Dunn, Delaware Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs’ historian and National Register of Historic Places coordinator

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Grantham-Edwards-McComb House added to the National Register of Historic Places

Property once owned by Col. Henry S. McComb, one of the founders of the Union Pacific Railroad.

Hebron Methodist Church outside Georgetown added to the National Register of Historic Places

Structure is an outstanding example of rural Methodist churches from the 19th century.

Historic preservation loses champion

Eldon du Pont Homsey remembered for many years of service.

Historic preservation symposium addresses timely issues

Event explored disaster preparedness and issues regarding elevating historic properties in flood-prone areas, as well as strategies for writing successful nominations to the National Register of Historic Places.

Historic preservation symposium to take place on June 26, 2019

Sessions will explore disaster preparedness, issues regarding elevating historic properties in flood-prone areas and National Register nominations.

History at the beach—the Women’s Christian Temperance Union Fountain

Rehoboth Beach landmark was built in 1929.

History was made here: The Dover Green

Town commons served as a central meeting place for over 200 years.

Indian River Life Saving Station

In 1872 Congress established the Life-Saving Service, and the plans for the structure were drawn two years later by the federal government. The station at Indian River was not the only building to be constructed under the plan; four stations were in operation by 1882. Originally the station was located beyond the dunes on the […]

International Style on the National Register: Delaware’s Carswell House

By: Madeline E. Dunn Curator of Education – Historian Question: What do the National Guard, West Point, and International Style architecture have in common with Delaware? Answer: Stuart Randall Carswell. Who was Stuart Randall Carswell? Mr. Carswell was born in New Castle County, Delaware in 1891 and attended primary and secondary schools in Wilmington.  He […]

Jeremy Rothwell appointed to the Delaware State Review Board for Historic Preservation

Harrington city planner brings extensive preservation-experience to the board.

Madeline Dunn on 45+ years with the division

Veteran employee discusses her career and changes at the agency and the National Register.

Meet the Delaware State Historic Preservation Office

By Alice Guerrant, Historic Archaeologist This is HCA’s first blog on the topic of preservation, so we thought it appropriate to introduce, for what may be the first time for many readers, the Delaware State Historic Preservation Office. Historic preservation means the study, protection, and maintenance of the historic places that keep us in touch […]

Milford Century Club re-opens after repairing damage caused by Hurricane Sandy

National Park Service grant helped support the repairs.