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Heritage Commission

A Celebration of Delaware History

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The Delaware Heritage Commission publishes books about the history and heritage of Delaware. The Commission also follows a mandate from the Delaware General Assembly to reprint important out-of-print Delaware books. Provide grants to individuals and groups studying various aspects of First State history and heritage.  The Commission has two grant programs: Purnell Challenge Grants for […]

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Oral History

The Commission has compiled a list of over 1,500 Delawareans who have had their lives chronicled and saved on audio tape as oral history.¬†For a complete list of the histories and how to listen to the tapes or read the transcripts please call the Commission. Our contact information is listed here. The Commission also offers […]

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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, our contact information is here, 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 […]

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