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Division welcomes architectural historian … and bids farewell to long-time archaeologist

Hello to Emily Whaley; thanks to Alice Guerrant for decades of service.




Town seeks historical information about First National Bank of Frankford

Built in 1907, the structure later served as town hall for over six decades.




Wilmington industrial complex on National Register

American Vulcanized Fibre Company was the oldest-known, consolidated-commercial, manufacturer of vulcanized fibre in the world.




Volunteers respond to storm damage at Belmont Hall on National Cleanup Day

Historic Smyrna site was hit by Tropical Storm Isaias on Aug. 4, 2020.




From the Pacific to Delaware: Preserving and protecting our submerged archaeological sites

Guest article by Delaware Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs archaeologist Stephanie Soder.




Division completes exterior rehabilitation of the Zwaanendael Museum

Work included cleaning, replacement of weather-damaged shutters and repainting all remaining window frames and shutters.




History at the beach—the Women’s Christian Temperance Union Fountain

Rehoboth Beach landmark was built in 1929.




Delaware Breakwater East End Lighthouse to be repainted

Project expected to be completed before summer’s end 2020.




New Castle Academy garden wall repaired

Deteriorating section of the wall was cleaned and repointed.




Rehabilitation work underway at the Zwaanendael Museum

Project began on June 22, 2020 and will continue for approximately one month.





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