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History, up in flames in Seaford  

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Annual Meeting

 Preservation Delaware’s Annual Members Meeting Saturday, November 10, 2012 10 a.m. to Noon Milton Historical Society   Preservation Delaware invites our members and donors and their guests to our annual meeting.   The Milton Historical Society will provide guided tours … Continue reading

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Using Substitute Materials on Historic Buildings: Yes or No? and Painting Historic Buildings: Best Practices Presenter: Steve Jordan, Contributing Editor, Old House Journal Saturday, October 27, 2012 Substitute Materials: 9:30  to 11:30 a.m. Best Paint Practices: 1:00 to 3:30 p.m. Net … Continue reading

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Robin Krawitz Transitions from Southern Delaware Field Representative to Preservation Delaware’s Board of Trustees

June 15th marked Robin Krawitz’s last day as Southern Delaware Field Representative for Preservation Delaware. But, thankfully, her association with Preservation Delaware did not end on that date. Since her return to Delaware, Robin has felt that she would ultimately … Continue reading

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Dr. Mitchell Glass elected President of Preservation Delaware

At its June 16 quarterly meeting, the Board of Trustees elected Dr. Mitchell Glass as Preservation Delaware’s new President. Former President, Daniel Griffith will serve as a Vice-President from Kent County. Robin Krawitz was also elected Vice-President. Michael Connolly will … Continue reading

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An Evening at The Patio at Archmere Academy

Join Preservation Delaware and Don and Elizabeth Homsey as we honor the people and historic places of distinction in Delaware at our Annual Awards Ceremony to be held on May 17, 2012 at The Patio at Archmere Academy.  The evening … Continue reading

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The two Window Restoration Workshops that were to be held on April 28 and 29 in Milton and Camden have been cancelled and will be rescheduled at a later date.   All registration payments will be refunded.  We are sorry for … Continue reading

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Hockessin School 107C Update

According to the article on the front page of this morning’s News Journal, there is good news to report for Hockessin School 107C. The construction debt has been paid and the building is no longer in jeopardy of public auction. … Continue reading

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Meet Our Newest Colleague Member, the Friends of the Patio

The Friends of The Patio is a group of people interested in the preservation and restoration of the John J. Raskob estate at Archmere, particularly the mansion which has become known as “The Patio.” Raskob, his wife Helena and their … Continue reading

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Welfare Foundation Agrees to Match Donations to PDI Dollar for Dollar

Now is the time to make your donation to Preservation Delaware!   Any donations or membership payments received by Preservation Delaware through March 31, 2012 will be generously matched by the Welfare Foundation. Your generous donation will be doubled for Preservation … Continue reading

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