Tag Archives: African American

The Road Less Taken: Scenic Byways and Heritage Preservation

Byway Program Coordinator Ann Gravatt addresses the crowd at the Lewes Historical Byway Public Meeting on May 31, 2012 A major heritage preservation initiative in southern Delaware is coming from a place you might not expect, the Delaware Department of … Continue reading

Posted in Field Rep Blog | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Preservation Consultant Mary Ruffin Hanbury Comes To Delaware For Hockessin School 107C

Friends of Hockessin School 107C met on May 8th to hear the observations of Mary Ruffin Hanbury, a preservation consultant from Raleigh, North Carolina.  Shown here touring the site with architect Leonard Sophrin, a member of the Friends group, the … Continue reading

Posted in Field Rep Blog, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Featured, Field Rep Blog | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Field Rep Blog, News | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

The History Around Us: P.S. duPont and African American Education in Delaware

Did you ever notice buildings that look like these? These are schools built to educate Delaware’s children in the 1920s by philanthropist Pierre S. duPont.  Take a break from the tulips and join Preservation Delaware’s Southern Field Representative, Robin Krawitz, … Continue reading

Posted in Featured, Field Rep Blog | Tagged , , | Leave a comment