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Heritage Commission

A Celebration of Delaware History





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Commission Members

Richard B. Carter, Chair Sussex dick.carter@delaware.gov Reba Hollingsworth, Ph.D., Vice Chair Kent reba_rh19904@yahoo.com Thomas E. Brown, Ph.D. Sussex thomasebrownde@yahoo.com Ms. Rosario Calvachi-Mateyko Sussex charitocw@aol.com Mr. E. Michael DiPaolo Sussex emdipaolo@gmail.com Ms. Janice A. Durham Kent janice.durham@delaware.gov Debbie Haskell, Ph.D. New Castle debhaskell@comcast.net Ms. Maureen M. Hayburn New Castle mhayburn@ymail.com Gen. (Ret.) Francis A. Ianni New […]

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Contact Information

Phone: (302) 744-5050Email: suzan.olenik@delaware.gov Committees Email Publications Committee – Recommends and reviews books to be published by the Delaware Heritage Commission. Commemorations Committee – Represents the Commission at planning sessions of State sponsored events. McKinstry Awards Committee – Reviews McKinstry Award applications and makes recommendations to the Commission members. Purnell Challenge Grant Committee – Reviews […]

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About the Heritage Commission

Books, special events, grants, outreach, Delaware Book Fair and Authors Day, oral history, and much more. Call the Delaware Heritage Commission at (302) 744-5077 or enjoy the information on the web site. The Delaware Heritage Commission is an agency within the Delaware Department of State. Founded in, 1972 the Commission celebrated 30 years in 2002. […]

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