Pages Tagged With: "Preservation"

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.




Jenifer Anderson-Reno joins division as Historic Property Research Center manager

The Research Center is a repository of information on historic properties within the state.




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.




Visit & Learn

Note: In accordance with Gov. Carney’s Phase II plans for reopening the state, the five museums administered by the Delaware Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs are open for self-guided tours via reservation only. Go to the following for additional information.