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The Green Book: Acclaimed guide included Delaware locations for travelers of color

During the Jim Crow era, an annual travel guide for the African American community helped readers find places to eat and sleep. In Delaware, 17 properties are listed statewide. Read on to learn more about the importance of the Delaware Green Book.




Division-sponsored programs in October 2022

Series on the War of 1812, Mysteries of History , William Penn Day, concerts and outdoor events to be featured.




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.




Your preservation questions answered

Learn more about historical preservation in the First State in this Q&A with Delaware’s Deputy State Historic Preservation Officer.




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.




Shape the future of Cooch’s Bridge

Save the date for opportunities to be a partner in crafting a new interpretive plan for the Cooch’s Bridge Historic Site.




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 8, 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. “Hamilton, More Than a Musical” — […]