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Lewes Historical Society

110 Shipcarpenter Street, Lewes, DE 19958
+1 302-645-7670
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Past Is present

A friend on the board of the society suggested I spend a day with him. It was time well spent... read more

Reviewed 25 October 2017
Ocean View, Delaware
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Beyond expectations

It was a dark an stormy nite an fri.the 13th we boarded the water taxi an headed to the East End... read more

Reviewed 14 October 2017
Millville, New Jersey
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110 Shipcarpenter Street, Lewes, DE 19958
+1 302-645-7670
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Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

A friend on the board of the society suggested I spend a day with him. It was time well spent. Visiting the society’s various historic buildings and their new museum provided insights into how today’s Lewes came to be as well as the people that...More

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Reviewed 14 October 2017

It was a dark an stormy nite an fri.the 13th we boarded the water taxi an headed to the East End light house.This was the 1st spooky lighthouse tour for the historical society and did they do an awesome job.The players knew there parts to...More

Thank roodboubz
Reviewed 4 September 2017

We were unable to visit many of these sites as they were closed, despite having called earlier that day and being assured they would be open. We did spend some time in the Ryves Holt House which fortunately, was our priority as it is part...More

Thank Sarah C
Reviewed 28 August 2017

We spend about an hour here looking at all the displays and the best thing about the place is that it was free

Thank endjed
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

Lewis, Delaware is one of the prettiest and historical east coast city's. The museum is now located it what was the town's library. The museum tries to cover it's history from the American Indians that lived here up to WWII. Some of the displays the...More

Thank travelingsavery
Reviewed 16 November 2016

Visited the Lewes Historical Society and enjoyed the self guided tour of the various historic buildings on site. There was a good variety of different building types gathered from around Delaware, and they provide great insight to the ways people lived and worked in earlier...More

1  Thank RedSoxMike
Reviewed 12 November 2016

Stroll around and learn about the group of historic structures assembled here. Main office includes a small museum. Great for history buffs.

Thank cara871
Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Just coming back on the Cape May Ferry from the 2nd annual Spooky Lantern Tour. Walking thru the town of Lewes we came across ghostly figures who proceeded to tell us of their untimely deaths. Walking thru the cemetery several more ghosts appeared. A great...More

Thank Paul H
Reviewed 17 October 2016

The staff are very knowledgeable and enthusiastic about this very historical home, taking time to share it's very interesting history.

Thank Kathy S
Reviewed 5 September 2016

Lewes is the 1st town in the 1st state to sign the U.S. Constitution. Its historical charms are extensive, and the Lewes Historical Society is a great place to start. There is free parking close by. Visit LHS, then walk to downtown Lewes along 1st...More

1  Thank retired_spacegeek
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