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World War I Guide Now Available Online for Delaware Public Archives

Delaware Public Archives | Kent County | New Castle County | Sussex County | Date Posted: Thursday, July 31, 2014

The Delaware Public Archives (DPA) is commemorating the 100th Anniversary of the beginning of World War I by offering a new reference guide to resources that can be found at the Archives relating to the “war to end all wars.” Director of the Delaware Public Archives and State Archivist, Stephen Marz, states that “with the […]




The History of Farming in Delaware

Delaware Public Archives | Date Posted: Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Farming and its related agricultural industries have been a major force in the social, cultural, and economic history of Delaware. Today, agriculture remains the state’s largest industry, generating over $1 billion in income from an array of crops, poultry, and livestock. On Saturday, August 2, at 10:30 a.m., Delaware Secretary of Agriculture Ed Kee, will […]




D-Day Program at Delaware Public Archives to Commemorate 70th Anniversary

Delaware Public Archives | Kent County | Date Posted: Tuesday, June 3, 2014

The D-Day invasion of Normandy is remembered as an American triumph and the beginning of the end for Nazi Germany. On Saturday, June 7, 10:30 a.m. the Delaware Public Archives will commemorate the 70th anniversary of this pivotal day in American and World history with a special program at the Archives about the battle. This […]




The “Wooden World Revealed”: The Archaeology and History of His Majesty’s Sloop of War DeBraak

Delaware Public Archives | Date Posted: Tuesday, April 22, 2014

The wars on land and sea during the late eighteenth century were an important part of Atlantic history, and unite the naval and maritime histories of many countries around the world. Consequently, a British warship named the DeBraak was escorting and protecting a convoy of British and American merchant ships en route to the United […]




Delaware Public Archives to Feature “Behind the Scenes” Tour

Delaware Public Archives | Date Posted: Thursday, March 27, 2014

If you were born, married, or attended public school in Delaware, eventually the Delaware Public Archives (DPA) will receive the information that documents these important events. On Saturday, April 5, 10:30 a.m. the staff of the Archives will conduct a tour of this remarkable facility. This annual “behind the scenes” tour of the building, conducted […]







  Category: Delaware Public Archives


World War I Guide Now Available Online for Delaware Public Archives

Delaware Public Archives | Kent County | New Castle County | Sussex County | Date Posted: Thursday, July 31, 2014

The Delaware Public Archives (DPA) is commemorating the 100th Anniversary of the beginning of World War I by offering a new reference guide to resources that can be found at the Archives relating to the “war to end all wars.” Director of the Delaware Public Archives and State Archivist, Stephen Marz, states that “with the […]




The History of Farming in Delaware

Delaware Public Archives | Date Posted: Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Farming and its related agricultural industries have been a major force in the social, cultural, and economic history of Delaware. Today, agriculture remains the state’s largest industry, generating over $1 billion in income from an array of crops, poultry, and livestock. On Saturday, August 2, at 10:30 a.m., Delaware Secretary of Agriculture Ed Kee, will […]




D-Day Program at Delaware Public Archives to Commemorate 70th Anniversary

Delaware Public Archives | Kent County | Date Posted: Tuesday, June 3, 2014

The D-Day invasion of Normandy is remembered as an American triumph and the beginning of the end for Nazi Germany. On Saturday, June 7, 10:30 a.m. the Delaware Public Archives will commemorate the 70th anniversary of this pivotal day in American and World history with a special program at the Archives about the battle. This […]




The “Wooden World Revealed”: The Archaeology and History of His Majesty’s Sloop of War DeBraak

Delaware Public Archives | Date Posted: Tuesday, April 22, 2014

The wars on land and sea during the late eighteenth century were an important part of Atlantic history, and unite the naval and maritime histories of many countries around the world. Consequently, a British warship named the DeBraak was escorting and protecting a convoy of British and American merchant ships en route to the United […]




Delaware Public Archives to Feature “Behind the Scenes” Tour

Delaware Public Archives | Date Posted: Thursday, March 27, 2014

If you were born, married, or attended public school in Delaware, eventually the Delaware Public Archives (DPA) will receive the information that documents these important events. On Saturday, April 5, 10:30 a.m. the staff of the Archives will conduct a tour of this remarkable facility. This annual “behind the scenes” tour of the building, conducted […]