January, 2014

Lunch & Learn: 50th Anniversary of the Cape May-Lewes Ferry

Jan 10, 2014

Friday, January 10 at noon at Hotel Rodney:  Mike DiPaolo presents “50th Anniversary of the Cape May-Lewes Ferry”

January Speaker Series: Letters from the Warfront

Jan 17, 2014

Join award-winning journalist Nancy E. Lynch during a discussion on Letters from the Warfront on Friday, January 17 at 7:30pm at The Lewes Presbyterian Church Hall at 133 Kings Highway, Lewes,...

Lunch & Learn: Otis Smith, Civil Rights Activist

Feb 14, 2014

Friday, February 14 at noon at Hotel Rodney:  Tom Brown presents “Otis Smith, Civil Rights Activist”

Aniques & Collectables Sale

Feb 15, 2014

The Lewes Historical Society Antiques & Collectables Sale will be an antique-lovers paradise. On Saturday, February 15 from 10:00am-4:00pm at the Rabbit’s Ferry House, the sale will feature...

February Speaker Series: African American History

Feb 21, 2014

Join us for a discussion on Sail and Steam: African American History, by Peter T. Dalleo, on Friday, February 21 at 7:30pm at The Lewes Presbyterian Church Hall at 133 Kings Highway, Lewes, Delaware...

First LHS Clean-Up Day

Mar 12, 2014

Do you enjoy the outdoors, a little physical activity and working with others in your community? The Lewes Historical Society invites you to be part of the First LHS Spring Clean-Up Day on Wednesday...

Lunch & Learn: The Great White Hurricane of 1888

Mar 14, 2014

Friday, March 14 at noon at Hotel Rodney:  Jim Bertholet presents “The Great White Hurricane of 1888”

March Speaker Series: History of Marine Science at UD: A Wild, Wet and Windy Journey

Mar 21, 2014

Join Charles E. Epifanio for a discussion on History of Marine Science at UD: A Wild, Wet and Windy Journey on Friday, March 21 at 7:30pm at The Lewes Presbyterian Church Hall at 133 Kings Highway,...

Lewes Vintage Base Ball Game

Apr 5, 2014

Saturday, April 5: Away vs. West Chester Brandywines

Lewes Historic Preservation Awards Luncheon

Apr 11, 2014

The Lewes Historical Society honors those who have played roles in restoring and preserving Lewes’s historic character and fabric with Lewes Historic Preservation Awards.

Lewes Vintage Base Ball Game

Apr 13, 2014

Sunday April 13: Home vs. Rising Sun

April Speaker Series: Shipwrecks of the Delaware Coast

Apr 18, 2014

Join Dale Clifton for a discussion on Shipwrecks of the Delaware Coast on Friday, April 18 at 7:30pm at The Lewes Presbyterian Church Hall at 133 Kings Highway, Lewes, Delaware 19958. Free admission...

Nabb Center Benefit Event

Apr 26, 2014

Join Nabb Research Center supporters at The Lewes Historical Society Complex for an elegant evening of fabulous food, music, potent potables and a silent auction. Food will include heavy hors d’...

Lewes Vintage Base Ball Game

Apr 27, 2014

Sunday, April 27: Home vs. Elkton Eclipse

Lewes British Motorcar Show

May 3, 2014

Visit the Lewes Historical Society Complex at 110 Shipcarpenter Street in historic Lewes on Saturday, May 3, 2014 from 11:00am-3:00pm, for the ultimate British Motorcar Show Sponsored by The Lewes...

Lewes Vintage Base Ball Game

May 4, 2014

Sunday, May 4: Away at Dover Days Tourney (Milford & DS)

Lunch & Learn: The History of Shipbuilding in Lewes

May 9, 2014

Friday, May 9 at noon at Hotel Rodney:  Bob Kotowski presents “The History of Shipbuilding in Lewes”

750th Anniversary of the Battle of Lewes

May 13, 2014

May 2014 will the mark the 750th anniversary of the Battle of Lewes, Sussex England. The Battle of Lewes 1264 was fought between the armies of King Henry III and Simon de Montfort, and was part of an...

May Speaker Series: Remembering Lewes: Ned Maull a Lewes Original

May 16, 2014

Join local Ned Maull for a discussion on Remembering Lewes: Ned Maull a Lewes Original on Friday, May 16 at 7:30pm at The Lewes Presbyterian Church Hall at 133 Kings Highway, Lewes, Delaware 19958....

Lewes Vintage Base Ball Game

May 17, 2014

Sat/Sun May 17-18: Away at Cooperstown, NY Tourney (Brooklyn & Flemington Neshanock)

Lewes Vintage Base Ball Game

May 25, 2014

Sunday, May 25: Home vs. Milford BBC

Film Screening to Benefit The Lewes Historical Society

May 31, 2014

At 7:00pm at the Movies at Midway Screening Room, Producer Alan Burkhard and Writer/Director/Actor Chris Malinowski of Myatin Filmworks will present a film screening to benefit The Lewes Historical...

History Happy Hour

Jun 6, 2014

June 6 at 4:00pm- Hazel Brittingham presents “Miss Lil’s Waterfront Enterprise”

Lewes Vintage Base Ball Game

Jun 8, 2014

Sunday, June 8: Away vs. Milford BBC

History Happy Hour

Jun 13, 2014

June 13 at 4:00pm- William H.J. Manthrope, Jr. presents “The Navy at Cape Henlopen 1898-1994”

Family Boat Building Weekend

Jun 13, 2014

From the 1600s until the mid 1800s, hundreds of vessels of all sizes were built on Lewes Creek.  Join The Lewes Historical Society as we rekindle this tradition in Lewes as part of our Family Boat...

16th Annual Chautauqua Tent Shows

Jun 15, 2014

“With Malice toward None… Delaware Life during the Civil War”Civil War themed Chautauqua tent performances will take place from June 15-19 at Zwaanendael Park (102 Kings Highway) and The Lewes...

History Happy Hour

Jun 20, 2014

June 20 at 4:00pm- Marilyn McMahon presents “USLSS: Breeches Buoy & Surf Cart”

Lewes Vintage Base Ball Game

Jun 21, 2014

Saturday June 21: Home vs. Brooklyn Atlantics & Milford BBC at 12:00pm.

Mid-Atlantic Sea Glass & Coastal Arts Festival 2014

Jun 28, 2014

The Lewes Historical Society announces the 2014 Mid-Atlantic Sea Glass & Coastal Arts Festival Saturday, June 28 and Sunday, June 29 at the Lewes Historic Complex at 110 Shipcarpenter Street in...

History Happy Hour

Jul 11, 2014

July 11 at 4:00pm- Jim Bertholoet presents “The Life & Work of a Surfman in the USLSS, 1870-1915”

2014 Lewes Summer Craft Fair

Jul 12, 2014

July in Lewes means the Summer Craft Fair brought to you by The Lewes Historical Society.  The Summer Craft Fair is on July 12, from 9:00am until 4:00pm at the Historic Complex at Second &...

Lewes Vintage Base Ball Game

Jul 12, 2014

Saturday, July 12: Away vs. Diamond State

History Happy Hour

Jul 18, 2014

July 18 at 4:00pm- James Morrison presents “The 1769 Transit of Venus: Part Science, Part History & Part Mystery”

Lewes Vintage Base Ball Game

Jul 19, 2014

Sat/Sun. July 19-20: Away at Gettysburg, Vintage Base Ball Festival, PA Tourney

History Happy Hour

Jul 25, 2014

July 25 at 4:00pm- Bob Kotowski presents “The Piers of Lewes”

Lewes Vintage Base Ball Game

Jul 26, 2014

Saturday, July 26: Away vs. Mohican BBC of Kennet Square

History Happy Hour

Aug 1, 2014

August 1 at 4:00pm- Mike DiPaolo presents “50th Anniversary of the Cape May-Lewes Ferry”

2014 Antiques Show

Aug 2, 2014

The Lewes Historical Society is celebrating the 51st Anniversary of its Outdoor Antiques Show on August 2nd at the Lewes Historic Complex at Second and Shipcarpenter Streets in beautiful downtown...

History Happy Hour

Aug 8, 2014

August 8 at 4:00pm- Paul Collins presents “Early Explorers of Delaware Bay”

Lewes Vintage Base Ball Game

Aug 10, 2014

Sunday, August 10: Away vs. Elkton Eclipse

History Happy Hour

Aug 15, 2014

August 15 at 4:00pm- Bob Kotowski presents “History of Salt in Lewes & other Sussex Coastal Towns”

History Happy Hour

Aug 22, 2014

August 22 at 4:00pm- William H.J. Manthrope, Jr. presents “Joshua Fisher of Lewes & Charting Delaware Bay 1756-1856”

Lewes Vintage Base Ball Game

Aug 24, 2014

Sunday, August 24: Away vs. Talbot Fairplays

History Happy Hour

Aug 29, 2014

August 29 at 4:00pm- Mike DiPaolo presents the "50th Anniversary of the Cape May-Lewes Ferry"

LHS 2014 Gala

Sep 12, 2014

The gala is sold out. No more reservations can be accepted. Thank you for your interest.

Lewes Vintage Base Ball Game

Sep 13, 2014

Saturday, September 13: Home vs. Diamond State

2014 Cannonball 5K Run & Trenny Elliott Memorial Walk

Sep 14, 2014

"The Most Beautiful Race Course in Delaware":  The Lewes Historical Society is proud to present the 11th Cannonball 5K Run & Trenny Elliott Memorial Walk in 2014 on Sunday, September 14.  Online...

Lunch & Learn: The History of Cape Henlopen State Park

Oct 10, 2014

Friday, October 10 at noon at Hotel Rodney: Shawn Heacock presents "The History of Cape Henlopen State Park" "The History of Cape Henlopen State Park" Summary TBA Speaker Shawn Heacock: Bio TBA...

Historic Haunts in Lewes

Oct 25, 2014

In this 3 hour program, participants will learn about paranormal entities and the tools used to explore paranormal activity.  Reservations are now being accepted for October 25.  There are two...

Lunch & Learn: The Wreath-Making Industry of Milton

Nov 14, 2014

Friday, November 14 at noon at Hotel Rodney: Allison Schell presents "From the Land of Holly: The Wreath-Making Industry of Milton, Delaware"

2014 Christmas Tour of Lewes

Dec 6, 2014

The 41st Annual Christmas Tour of Lewes, presented by Community Bank Delaware is December 6 from 10:00am-4:00pm RAIN OR SHINE. Advance tickets are $20.00 each; tickets purchased the day of the tour...