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Delaware’s State Museum System Awarded National Accreditation

Date Posted: Thursday, October 5th, 2017
Categories:  Department of State Governor John Carney Historical and Cultural Affairs Office of the Governor

Delaware’s state museum system has been accredited by the American Alliance of Museums (AAM), the highest recognition afforded to museums in the United States. Administered by the Delaware Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs, the system includes five museums as well as the archaeological and historic objects collections curated by the state.




Delaware Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs to sponsor 16 special events during October 2017

Date Posted: Wednesday, September 20th, 2017
Categories:  Historical and Cultural Affairs Kent County New Castle County News Sussex County

Halloween programs, 18th century trades and William Penn Day among the events to be presented.




“Hunting for Hudson: A Quest to Understand the Explorer and his Connection to the Delaware Bay”—Lecture at Lewes, Del.’s Zwaanendael Museum on Sept. 9, 2017

Date Posted: Wednesday, September 6th, 2017
Categories:  Historical and Cultural Affairs News Sussex County

First installment of “Global to Local: International Events and the First State,” a six-part series exploring how world events impacted Delaware’s history.




EVENT CHANGE OF VENUE: “First People of the First State: 12,000 Years, 300 Years and One Year” program in Dover, Del. on Sept. 2, 2017 moved indoors due to inclement weather

Date Posted: Thursday, August 31st, 2017
Categories:  Historical and Cultural Affairs Kent County News

Sept. 2, 2017 event moved from outdoors on the Dover Green to indoors at The Old State House.




Native-American heritage to be spotlighted at the museums of the State of Delaware during September 2017

Date Posted: Wednesday, August 23rd, 2017
Categories:  Historical and Cultural Affairs Kent County New Castle County News Sussex County

Programs on Delaware’s Lenape and Nanticoke Indian tribes to be featured.




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