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Site of Purported African-American Cemetery Discovered

Archaeologists working at a property near Frankford, Sussex County, have discovered what appears to be the site of a cemetery known to the local community to contain the remains of African Americans who lived in the area.




Fort Christina Offers a Historical Destination This Summer

Partner site of the First State National Historical Park to host summer 2018 events




State Historic Preservation Office Employee, African American History Expert Makes National Trust 40-Under-40 List

Carlton Hall, a cultural preservation specialist and historian with the Delaware State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO), earned a place on the inaugural “40 Under 40” list recently unveiled by the National Trust for Historic Preservation.




RESCHEDULED: Students Gather for 16th Annual Delaware Day Fourth Grade Competition Awards

The Delaware Public Archives will host students from across the state Saturday for the culmination of the 16th Annual Delaware Day Fourth Grade Competition. (This program was postponed in December due to inclement weather)




New Web Portal, Special Programming Commemorate 250th Anniversary of John Dickinson’s Revolutionary “Letters”

To commemorate the 250th anniversary of the publication of his “Letters From a Pennsylvania Farmer” and the role John Dickinson played in setting the stage for the American Revolution, the Delaware Department of State has launched a new website, de.gov/johndickinson, and a slate of special programming to take place over the coming months.







 Pages Tagged With: "Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs"

Site of Purported African-American Cemetery Discovered

Archaeologists working at a property near Frankford, Sussex County, have discovered what appears to be the site of a cemetery known to the local community to contain the remains of African Americans who lived in the area.




Fort Christina Offers a Historical Destination This Summer

Partner site of the First State National Historical Park to host summer 2018 events




State Historic Preservation Office Employee, African American History Expert Makes National Trust 40-Under-40 List

Carlton Hall, a cultural preservation specialist and historian with the Delaware State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO), earned a place on the inaugural “40 Under 40” list recently unveiled by the National Trust for Historic Preservation.




RESCHEDULED: Students Gather for 16th Annual Delaware Day Fourth Grade Competition Awards

The Delaware Public Archives will host students from across the state Saturday for the culmination of the 16th Annual Delaware Day Fourth Grade Competition. (This program was postponed in December due to inclement weather)




New Web Portal, Special Programming Commemorate 250th Anniversary of John Dickinson’s Revolutionary “Letters”

To commemorate the 250th anniversary of the publication of his “Letters From a Pennsylvania Farmer” and the role John Dickinson played in setting the stage for the American Revolution, the Delaware Department of State has launched a new website, de.gov/johndickinson, and a slate of special programming to take place over the coming months.