Eldon du Pont Homsey remembered for many years of service.
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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Rehoboth Beach landmark was built in 1929.
Town commons served as a central meeting place for over 200 years.
Built and opened in 1836, the Octagonal Schoolhouse is one of the earliest examples of a one-room school in Delaware.
In 1872 Congress established the Life-Saving Service, and the plans for the structure were drawn two years later by the federal government. The station at Indian River was not the only building to be constructed under the plan; four stations were in operation by 1882. Originally the station was located beyond the dunes on the […]
African Union Church and Cemetery of Iron Hill, located southwest of Newark, Del., listed on Sept. 9, 2021.
The Research Center is a repository of information on historic properties within the state.
Have ideas on how to advance historic preservation in Delaware? The public is invited to share ideas during two virtual forums scheduled for Wednesday, Sept. 21, held by the University of Delaware with the Division and Preservation Delaware.
Veteran employee discusses her career and changes at the agency and the National Register.
Located along the railroad tracks in Milford, the station is no longer used by the freight line which runs directly behind it. The property was first shown on an atlas in 1859. It consisted of a turntable, an engine house, and a dip. Nine years later, the Beer’s Atlas displayed the engine house and station. […]
This designation, determined by the U.S. secretary of the interior, recognizes certain historic places for their exceptional value or quality in illustrating or interpreting the heritage of the United States. Less than 2,500 historical places bear this national distinction. Thirteen of these unique landmarks are located in the state of Delaware. The Division of Historical […]
The Delaware State Review Board National Register of Historic Places GIS: Searching for Historic Places on the Register National Historic Landmarks in Delaware
Deteriorating section of the wall was cleaned and repointed.