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Celebrate the centennial of the passing of the 19th Amendment and honor the women whose tenacity, vigor and unwillingness to give up helped secure representation for women in elections today!

"Lewes Historical Society restoring manhaden net reel - Artifact may be only one of its kind left in existence"     

Read the article in Cape Gazette's July 16th newspaper!

Menhaden Net Reel

 

This Saturday: Artist as an Historian - click on the image Below to register or "Book Tours and Programs" button

Artist as Historian

 

We at The Lewes Historical Society are excited to share the latest online feature; "Lewes Legends & Landmarks":

Click here to view all of the Meet the Past & Lewes Legends & Landmarks videos

 

 

 

 

 

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We’ve opened up hundreds of years of history to students, researchers and anyone interested in the First Town in the First State.

Lewes Historical Society Re-Opening the week of June 15th!

"History is not owned by one, it is owned by all!"

Collection Highlights

Photos
Photos
Archives
Archive
Graves
Graves
Artifacts
Artifacts
Building
Buildings
Library
Library

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Purchase Merchandise in our On-line store

Regional reading for the historic lover.

BOOKS
 

Celebrate your love of art with a twist of history.

ART
 

Surround yourself in history with decor to reflect the shore.

DECOR
 

Notecards

CARDS