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Lewes Historical Society Annual Meeting

The Annual Meeting of the membership of the Lewes Historical Society will be at 11:00 a.m., on Saturday, January 23, 2021. Due to our concern for the health and welfare of our members during the COVID-19 pandemic, the meeting will be held by Zoom. The business topics of the meeting will be amendments to the By-laws of the Lewes Historical Society and the annual election of Officers and Trustees. Further details are being sent to our members via the email that we have on file. If you have any questions regarding the Annual Meeting, please contact us via email at [email protected]g

Lewes Historical Society's 2020 Annual Report

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December 15, 2021 - The Lewes Historical Society is honored to announce that it has received a generous award of $500,000 from the Atlanta-based Ma-Ran Foundation.  This unrestricted gift will assist the Society in present and future endeavors, supporting LHS’s mission to preserve, promote, and celebrate the rich, multi-faceted history of the Lewes community and Delaware’s Sussex County.  "The Lewes Historical Society is most appreciative of the generosity of the Ma-Ran Foundation — and the encouragement of, and appreciation for the work of the Society that it represents," stated Jim Abbott, the Lewes Historical Society's Executive Director.

 

 

 

"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

 

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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