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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.




Delaware’s State Museums Awarded National Accreditation

The five museums operated by the Delaware Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs have been accredited by the American Alliance of Museums (AAM), the highest recognition afforded to museums in the United States.




“Painting Party @ The Pole Shed” to take place at New Castle, Del.’s Buena Vista Conference Center on June 23, 2015

A professional artist will provide guests with step-by-step instruction in creating their own versions of the painting “Peaceful Path.” Participants will then be able to take their paintings home with them.







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

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.




Delaware’s State Museums Awarded National Accreditation

The five museums operated by the Delaware Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs have been accredited by the American Alliance of Museums (AAM), the highest recognition afforded to museums in the United States.




“Painting Party @ The Pole Shed” to take place at New Castle, Del.’s Buena Vista Conference Center on June 23, 2015

A professional artist will provide guests with step-by-step instruction in creating their own versions of the painting “Peaceful Path.” Participants will then be able to take their paintings home with them.