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Spring Appeal

It's your support that keeps the Lewes Historical Society a premiere institution. The Lewes Historical Society will work with you and your advisors to design a plan that achieves your financial and philanthropic objectives. Gifts can be wonderfully simple, flexible and easy to make.

You may have received something in the mail about our spring appeal, but if not you can donate here.

June 23 Historic Marker Dedication

Please join the Lewes Historical Society at the dedication of a historic marker at St. George's Cemetery, Pilottown Road, Lewes. June 23rd, 4:00pm.

Search Our Collection

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

Collection Highlights

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

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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
 

Historic Lewes Video

Please enjoy this wonderful 9 minute video, which gives a brief history of the town of Lewes, told through the experiences of the bay and river pilots of the community, whose contributions continue to play a critical role in Delaware's- and our nation's- maritime commerce.  From an early 17th century Dutch settlement through today's heritage and eco-tourism driven economy, nearly 400 years of history vividly comes to life in this short documentary.