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Historic preservation loses champion

Eldon du Pont Homsey remembered for many years of service.




Historical and Cultural Affairs newsletter

Historical and Cultural Affairs, the newsletter of the Delaware Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs, is a digest of history- and preservation-related articles, calendar of events and related press coverage. Distilled from content published in the division’s blog, social media, webpage and press releases, the newsletter is designed to stimulate public interest in the division’s […]




Two additional Delaware properties listed in the National Register of Historic Places

The Florence and Isaac Budovitch House, and the Newark Union Church and Cemetery, are both located in New Castle County north of Wilmington.




Grants available from the National Fund for Sacred Places

Grants support rehabilitation work on historic houses of worship.




Division welcomes archaeologist Stephanie Soder

New hire serves as a cultural preservation specialist based at the division’s main office in Dover.




Division releases 2019 annual report

Report illustrates how the agency is preserving and protecting Delaware’s cultural legacies for future generations.




Division seeks next-of-kin for unmarked human remains found in North Murderkill Hundred, Kent County

Deadline: Feb. 15, 2020




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

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




PUBLIC NOTICE: Proposed amendments to the regulations governing the Delaware Historic Preservation Tax Credit Program

The deadline for submission of comments is Oct. 31, 2019.




Improvements completed at Delaware’s historic Octagonal Schoolhouse

Built and opened in 1836, the Octagonal Schoolhouse is one of the earliest examples of a one-room school in Delaware.





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