Projects just started
Church history & records
Immanuel Church on the Green gravestone inscriptions
Recent NC CHAP Projects
New Castle parcel map c1680
Where was Fort Casimir?
The Italian-American community
in New Castle
Historical American Buildings Survey
High resolution images of
New Castle in the 1930's from the Library of Congress
Early snapshots around town
came to New Castle (1965)
The Laird Yacht Basin
-- Recollections of Irenee du Pont, Jr.
Early postcards: Greetings from New Castle!
Views of New Castle from the water -- 1797 to 2005
Annotated tax records
for New Castle, 1776-1826 -- data on
wealth, politics and religion!
Hidden in Plain Sight
-- Remains of the New Castle Gas Co.
Flags over Delaware
le Blanc drawing
of New Castle's Waterfront
-- a waterfront dive, figuratively, and maybe literally.
The Federal census
1800-1870 for New Castle
Lands of New Castle Common -- The
Survey of 1704
-- What property
did the deed include? How does it compare to modern holdings of the
Trustees? Are any of the property marker trees still standing that formed
the 'metes and bounds' of the survey?
At Avery's Rest, Rehoboth Beach, Delaware
POTS and PLATES ARCHAEOLOGY: A Ceramic Artifacts Identification Workshop
We joined Delaware archaeologists and our neighbors to learn more about
ceramic and pottery artifacts from sites around town: How old items are, what they are, what they were used for,
and how they were made. Featured collections include from the Read House
gardens, Ft. Casimir excavation and the Jarvis/Blair gardens.
-- Individual and Group.
In progress -- your contributions needed!
Industry in New Castle:
Mysteries of the
Dutch Tile House
Save Our Historic Ice Piers project
: How to Research Historic Properties in New Castle
Williamsburg on the Delaware
the renovation/reconstruction of New Castle proposed in 1947
Preservation Trades Network
Harbor Reconnaissance with Institute of Maritime History
of the Latrobe Survey
Contact: james.l.meek[-at-symbol-]gmail.com; (302)-326-1275