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

Whipping Post to be Removed from Public Display

On July 1 the Delaware Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs will remove a whipping post from public display on the grounds of the Old Sussex County Courthouse near the Circle in Georgetown.




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)







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

Whipping Post to be Removed from Public Display

On July 1 the Delaware Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs will remove a whipping post from public display on the grounds of the Old Sussex County Courthouse near the Circle in Georgetown.




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)