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Delaware State Historic Preservation Office seeks Historic Tax Credit Program Assistant

Position to help manage the state’s Historic Preservation Tax Credit Program.




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.




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.




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Gibraltar Easement Revision

The Gibraltar estate, located at the Northwest corner of Greenhill and Pennsylvania Avenues in Wilmington, Delaware and owned by Preservation Delaware, Inc. is subject to an easement owned by the State of Delaware to preserve the property that was purchased with funds from the Delaware Land and Water Conservation Fund and awarded by the Delaware […]




PLUS & Our Role in the Process

The Preliminary Land Use Service gives the State a chance to tell developers about its concerns over environmental, infrastructure, historical, and governmental costs posed by their proposed developments. It also gives the developers an early warning about any permits and standards they will be required to meet. The Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs is […]




Protection of Historic Properties

Historic preservation includes all of those activities that the Delaware Historic Preservation Office (DE SHPO) does to identify historic places; to assist people to list important historic places in the National Register of Historic Places; to help federal, state, and local agencies in protecting historic places and in preservation planning; and to educate and encourage […]




Historic Property Research Center Access

Ahead of time: Call 302-736-7400 for an appointment. The Center is open 8:30 am – 4:00 pm, Monday through Friday, except on state holidays. Ask for your staff advisor, if you’re working with or for a federal or state agency or project. (This also applies if you or your client is applying for a federal […]




Cultural and Historical Resources Information System (CHRIS)

It includes a variety of features and information on Delaware’s historic and cultural resources. These resources include: National Historic Landmarks Buildings, sites, and districts listed in the National Register of Historic Places Historic properties that have been surveyed Aerial imagery and survey reports CHRIS is available at https://chris-users.delaware.gov/. Not all information is available to the […]




Research Topics

The Washington-Rochambeau Revolutionary Route in the State of Delaware, 1781-1783: Project Historian, Robert A. Selig, Ph.D.





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