Podcast

Available Podcasts

Podcasts produced by The Lewes Historical Society are a service of the Society to help bring us closer to the community and our community closer to its history.

2011

May 18, 2011
Get hungry listening to memories of Florio's Restaurant, formerly on Bank Street. Today, Kindle is located on the same spot in a building similar to the one that housed the famous Italian place. (MP3 file - 10.5 MB - 00:11:33)


2010

December 18, 2010
More memories of New light on old Lewes Christmases past are the subjects of Hazel Brittingham's December podcast (MP3 file - 8.56 MB - 00:09:21)

2009

December 18, 2009
Memories of Lewes Christmases past are the subjects of Hazel Brittingham's December podcast (MP3 file - 14.0 MB - 00:15:18)

November 4, 2009
Hazel Brittingham discusses the 270th anniversary of George Whitefield's visit to Lewes. (MP3 file - 15.1 MB - 00:16:34)

January 20, 2009
Hazel Brittingham celebrates the 20th anniversary of the publication of her work on John Clowes - Broadkill Patriot by recounting his life's work and the backstory on her book. (MP3 file - 21.3 MB - 00:23:21)

2008

December 23, 2008
Tom Brown discusses his research on Lewes's early menhaden industry from 1884 through 1911. (MP3 file - 15.8 MB - 00:17:15)

December 16, 2008
Hazel Brittingham continues her tales of Lewes Christmas traditions. (MP3 file - 16.8 MB - 00:18:23)

December 9, 2008
Tales of Christmases past in old Lewestown are recounted by Hazel Brittingham - including some without much good cheer. (MP3 file - 12.5 MB - 00:13:42)

September 23, 2008
The life of Lewes-native and former Lieutenant Governor Eugene Bookhammer is reviewed by Hazel Brittingham in consideration of his forthcoming biography, written by Dick Carter. (MP3 file - 16.7 MB - 00:16:03)

August 27, 2008
When the bass drum from the Boys' Brass Band of Lewes was recently discovered in the Burton-Ingram House attic, it prompted Hazel Brittingham to shed some light on the short-lived band's history. (MP3 file - 10.7 MB - 00:11:42)

August 7, 2008
Anna Rothman, the Society's 2008 Lewes & Rehoboth Hundred Cemetery Research Intern, discusses funerary art and epitaphs found in during the course of our cemetery survey, underwritten by the Jessie Ball duPont Fund, from 2003-2008. (MP3 file - 16.8 MB - 00:18:24)

July 16, 2008
Live on location, Hazel Brittingham talks about Market Street from the canal to Second Street, occassionally known locally as the Bowery. (MP3 file - 27.4 MB - 00:29:58)

July 8, 2008
Carol Garner, manager of R&L Liquors on Second Street, remembers growing up as a part of the Ianire clan and her father's landmark dining establishment and bar - Lou Ianire's Restaurant. (MP3 file - 13.8 MB - 00:15:06)

May 20, 2008
Hazel Brittingham talks about memories of Lewes schools from the start of the 20th century. (MP3 file - 13.3 MB - 00:14:34)

May 19, 2008
Mayor James L. Ford III recalls the life and legacy of former Mayor Al Stango. (MP3 file - 9.6 MB - 00:10:29)

May 16, 2008
Jim and Judy Roberts recall Fred Hudson's more than 40 years of service to the Society and his passing on February 18, 2008. (MP3 file - 15.1 MB - 00:16:31)

April 22, 2008
Executive Director Mike DiPaolo discusses the history of the Lewes Union School with historian Hazel Brittingham. (MP3 file - 9.29 MB - 00:10:09)


April 17, 2008
Executive Director Mike DiPaolo discusses the upcoming Lewes Seafaring Days, June 27-28, 2008 and the great speakers that will be a part of it, especially Jack Baker on the life and writings of Gilbert Byron. (MP3 file - 6.52 MB - 00:07:07

March 18, 2008
Hazel Brittingham provides an overview of education in Lewes from the 17th century through 1969 in History of Education in Lewes, Part 3 (MP3 file - 10.7 MB - 00:11:46

March 11, 2008
Hazel Brittingham discusses the consolidation of Lewes, Rehoboth and Milton schools into the Cape Henlopen School District History of Education in Lewes, Part 2 (MP3 file - 7.69 MB - 00:8:23

March 11, 2008
Considering the recent controversies that have arisen in the Cape School District, Hazel Brittingham talks about some others in the Cape Henlopen School District such as desegragation in History of Education in Lewes, Part 1 (MP3 file - 14.3 MB - 00:15:42

February 19, 2008
The Wilmington University house in Shipcarpenter Square has a colorful history associated with the murder of Ebe Lynch. Hazel Brittingham talks about Dr. Parker's House. (MP3 file - 4.73 MB - 00:05:09

February 12, 2008
Passions in Lewes over baseball in the early 20th century were intense as the murder of prominent Lewestowner Ebe Lynch attests. Hazel Brittingham discusses. (MP3 file - 9.76 MB - 00:10:40

2007

December 17, 2007
Historian and Society Past President Judy Roberts discusses when she was president in 1989 and the remarkable bequest of John Farrace (MP3 file - 14.3 MB - 00:15:39

December 14, 2007
Historian and archivist Tom Brown discusses his research on Lewes's menhaden industry (MP3 file - 9.35 MB - 00:10:13

December 11, 2007
Local historian Hazel Brittingham discusses the life and collection of Helene Carter Potter (MP3 file - 9.95 MB - 00:10:24)