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Design Review & Connecting with Your Community Follow-Up

Design Review & Connecting with Your Community Follow-Up        Preservation Delaware & the City of Lewes present the last in a series of Workshops and Training for Delaware’s Historic Commissions   Design Review & Connecting with Your Community … Continue reading

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Grant Deadline approaching

Grant Deadline approaching Time is running out for getting your 2013 grant application to the Delaware Preservation Fund. This year’s deadline is Friday, December 14 at 5pm. Click the Preservation Fund tab at the top of this page for more information. … Continue reading

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Tax Credit Program Available For Your Group

Interested in learning more about the state’s Historic Preservation Tax Credit Program?   Do you belong to an organization whose members would be interested?  Preservation Delaware now offers “Tax Credit 101”, a powerpoint presentation created by PDI intern, Rhonda Powell-Sargeant.  With … Continue reading

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From Fire to Fireworks! Cannon Hall Has A New Owner!

Cannon Hall has been purchased by a new owner who wants to take on saving the building!  Mr. and Mrs. Don Martin of Seaford purchased Cannon Hall from Marilyn Griffies on April 18th.  Work has already begun on cleaning out … Continue reading

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A Special Opportunity for Preservation Delaware Members!

Please Join Preservation Delaware and The Friends of the Patio for the recital “In Celebration of Women”, part of the Green Concert Series at Archmere Academy.  The recital commemorates the 35th anniversary of the graduation of women from Archmere and … Continue reading

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Champions of Hockessin School #107C Need Our Support!

“Place” has the power to tell important stories.  Some places, and the history they reflect, are too important to lose; at least without a fight.  Hockessin School #107C is such a place because of its connection to the U.S. Supreme … Continue reading

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DHCA to Hold Meetings for Public Input for State’s Historic Preservation Plan

Press Release – February 3, 2012: • Five meetings to be held at locations across the state (DOVER, Del.—Feb. 3, 2011)—In order to solicit information for use in drafting Delaware’s 2013-2017 statewide historic-preservation plan, the Division of Historical and Cultural … Continue reading

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Help Update the State’s Historic Preservation Plan

The Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs is starting the process of updating the statewide historic preservation plan. This is a requirement of their Historic Preservation Fund grant from the National Park Service. More importantly, it is a way to … Continue reading

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Saving the Murphy House – A New Partnership

News Journal writer Harry Themal updates us on the status of the Murphy House and his opinion as to the viability of its rehabilitation in his article in the October 30, 2011 edition of the News Journal.  The Murphy House … Continue reading

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Landmark Plaque Unveiled For Lightship Overfalls

Senator Carper Unveiled the Overfalls NHL Plaque Flags Flying on the Lightship Overfalls Flags were flying proudly on the Lightship as the plaque unveiling ceremony got underway in Lewes this afternoon. Dave Bernheisel of the Overfalls Foundation hosted the ceremony … Continue reading

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