The Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs is an agency of the State of Delaware, organized as a division within the Department of State. Funding for the division’s museums, programs and services is provided by annual appropriations from the Delaware General Assembly and grants from the National Park Service, a federal agency. Mission Statement The […]
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
Sussex County boasts new listing in the National Register of Historic Places
One-teacher school in Millsboro was built in 1897.
One-teacher Millsboro schoolhouse listed in the National Register of Historic Places
Built in 1897, the Godwin School once educated up to 30 students per year.
Jeremy Rothwell appointed to the Delaware State Review Board for Historic Preservation
Harrington city planner brings extensive preservation-experience to the board.
Division releases 2017 annual report
Report illustrates the programs and services that led to the division’s accreditation by the American Alliance of Museums.
Certificates presented for Delaware properties listed in the National Register in 2017
Five properties and one historic district were listed in 2017.
Online map of National Register-listed properties gets a makeover
Upgrades to the Cultural and Historical Resources Information System (CHRIS) restore access to historic property information and feature new map layers.
Successful National Register research workshop held on July 26, 2017
Workshop designed to increase support for historic preservation, and to provide historical-research training for property owners
Bethany Beach’s Dinker-Irvin Cottage added to the National Register of Historic Places
Property is one of six remaining cottages constructed in the resort community between 1902 and 1905.