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Tour New Castle’s historic Buena Vista mansion, grounds

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Buena Vista mansion. Photo/Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs. Buena Vista, one of Delaware’s most historic estates, will welcome visitors for a one-day-only spring event on Saturday, May 14. The event, which will take place between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m., will feature outdoor children’s games, nature walks, guided tours of the grounds and mansion, and educational programs by the …

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Div. of Historical and Cultural Affairs to host multiple programs in April

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The Delaware Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs will be sponsoring a wide variety of activities during the month of April 2022 including, among others, a lecture series on the War of 1812 and several Dutch-themed offerings. All programs are free and open to the public. A full schedule is included below. Friday–Sunday, April 1–17, 2022 Lewes Tulip Celebration. Series …

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New Castle Court House Museum to be closed through spring 2022

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New Castle County Court House. Photo courtesy of the National Park Service. Beginning Dec. 31, the New Castle Court House Museum will be closed for the installation of a fire sprinkler system throughout the historic building.  The project is expected to be completed in the spring of 2022. According to a press release announcing the closure, all contractors considered for …