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Parker’s Dairy Palace listed in the National Register of Historic Places

Vintage 1950s-era ice cream stand still dishing up soft serve.




“Delaware Day Competition Display” at Legislative Hall from Nov. 13–Dec. 12, 2019

Works by Delaware fourth-grade students illustrating the U.S. Constitution and Delaware’s role in its writing and ratification.




Battle of the Chesapeake program at The Old State House on Oct. 12, 2019

On Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019 at 1:30 p.m., The Old State House, located at 25 The Green in Dover, Del., will offer a multi-media presentation by historic-site interpreter Tom Welch on the Battle of the Chesapeake, a decisive naval engagement of the American Revolutionary War in which a French fleet under Adm. de Grasse paved […]




Chris Rockey joins division as physical plant maintenance/trades mechanic

New employee will help maintain, repair and preserve the nearly 90 structures administered by the division.




PUBLIC NOTICE: Proposed amendments to the regulations governing the Delaware Historic Preservation Tax Credit Program

The deadline for submission of comments is Oct. 31, 2019.




“18th Century Trades Day” at the John Dickinson Plantation on Oct. 12, 2019

Day-long series of activities explores occupations of the 1700s including preserving food in the smokehouse, dyeing cloth, carpentry, blacksmithing and making bricks out of clay.




“Caesar Rodney in His Own Words”: Historical play at the New Castle Court House Museum on Sept. 22, 2019

Historical play about the Delaware patriot by museum historic-site interpreter David Price.




Delaware Forest Service publishes guide to big trees of Delaware

State’s largest trees includes a Nordmann fir and tamarack at Buena Vista, and a Douglas fir at Belmont Hall.




Jenifer Anderson-Reno joins division as Historic Property Research Center manager

The Research Center is a repository of information on historic properties within the state.




Division to sponsor 14 special events during September 2019

Historical play on Caesar Rodney, Native-American programming and Chautauqua tent shows among the activities to be presented.





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