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Zwaanendael Museum welcomes two new employees

Kaitlyn Dykes and Anthony Batterton are helping the museum bring to life the Lewes-area’s maritime, military and social history.




Schooner Meerwald partners with Zwaanendael Museum to present programs and sailing trips during the summer of 2019

The vessel, New Jersey’s official tall ship, is a restored oyster-dredging schooner.




Division mourns the loss of former John Dickinson Plantation site interpreter Bill Pool

Employee known for conducting highly entertaining site tours and for excelling at all forms of period demonstrations.




State Historic Preservation Office announces Delaware’s newest listings in the National Register of Historic Places

New listings include the Downtown Harrington Historic District, the Richard Allen School and the Taylor’s Bridge School.




Division to sponsor 15 special events during August 2019

Sherlock Holmes comes to Delaware, a screening of “How to Train Your Dragon—The Hidden World” and the history of women’s suffrage in the First State to be featured.




Dan Citron to join division as historic sites program manager

Position responsible for coordinating programming and visitor engagement at the State of Delaware’s museums and historic properties.




Ron Whittington to portray Hall of Famer William “Judy” Johnson at the New Castle Court House Museum on July 20, 2019

Program explores the history of the Negro baseball leagues prior to Jackie Robinson’s breaking of the color barrier in the major leagues.




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.




History was made here: Prince George’s Chapel

Dagsboro landmark was built in 1755 and named for the English prince who would later become King George III.




Division now offering tours of the hull of the DeBraak, a shipwrecked 18th-century British warship

Tours taking place through Sept. 26, 2019.





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