Pages Tagged With: "Preservation"

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

“Welcome! Come see what HCA has to offer.” Preserving Delaware’s heritage and showcasing the historic legacy of our state are the guiding principles of our agency. Through active historic preservation efforts, engaging educational programs, stimulating exhibits, and superior customer service, the Division is committed to enhancing Delaware’s quality of life by helping people connect with […]




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 involves recognizing places from our past that are important to the American people, caring for them, and then using them in ways that enrich all of our lives.” (From “A Heritage So Rich” by H. Ward Jandl, et al.) Historic preservation includes all of those activities that the Delaware State Historic Preservation Office […]




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)

CHRIS is a web-based geographic information mapping system developed to provide information on historic properties in Delaware and to assist with project and historic preservation planning. 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 […]