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Take a seaside vacation—and see where Delaware’s modern history began

Delaware’s Atlantic Ocean resorts offer a wide variety of historical attractions including Swanendael, the site of Delaware’s first European settlement.




Exhibit ‘Delaware and the War of 1812’ closed on March 19, 2016

EXHIBIT CLOSED March 19, 2016.




‘A Seaborne Citizenry: The DeBraak and Its Atlantic World’ exhibit at the Zwaanendael Museum

Exhibit explores His Majesty’s Sloop of War DeBraak, a British warship that was capsized and lost off the Delaware coast on May 25, 1798.




Division bids farewell to Curator of Archaeology Chuck Fithian

Twenty-eight-year veteran left the agency on June 30, 2014.




South African Winery Rekindles Historic 18th Century Connection to Delaware

Bottle fragments from Lewes, Del.’s Roosevelt Inlet Shipwreck traced to the venerable wine estate.