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Division to sponsor seven special events during January 2020

Highlights include a program on William Penn’s role in the founding of Dover, activities celebrating Martin Luther King Jr. Day and a concert by CoroAllegro.




Students honored for 2019 Delaware Day competition

On Saturday, Dec. 7, 2019, more than 300 students, teachers and family members gathered at the Delaware Public Archives building in Dover for the presentation of awards for the 18th annual Delaware Day Fourth Grade Competition. Earlier in the school year, Delaware Secretary of State Jeffrey Bullock invited fourth grade teachers throughout the state to […]




Historical holiday happenings

Division to sponsor nine special events, including four winter-holiday-themed activities, between Nov. 28, 2019 and Jan. 1, 2020.




Buena Vista Holiday Open House cancelled

Dec. 7, 2019 event cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances.




Division bids farewell to historic-site interpreter Latecia Prophet

Employee had a nearly ten-year career at The Old State House.




History was made here: Hale-Byrnes House

Gen. George Washington and the high command of the Continental Army held a council of war here on Sept. 6, 1777.




Division to sponsor 10 special events during November 2019

Bayberry candle-making, grave sites of notable New Castle veterans and early recordings of classical music among topics to be explored.




What a year that was—division reviews successes; looks to the future

Division holds all-staff meeting on Sept. 30, 2019.




“Seams From the Past” series at the Zwaanendael Museum in November 2019

Four-part series explores historical clothing and textiles.




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

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





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