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HELP RESTORE THE OLDEST STRUCTURE IN THE STATE OF DELAWARE:

Read Lewes Historical Society's executive director, James Abbott's message here. To make a donation, please click on the image below. Thank you for partnering with us to make history a reality for future generations!

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

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

Collection Highlights

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Photos
Archives
Archive
Graves
Graves
Artifacts
Artifacts
Building
Buildings
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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
 

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Featured Events

Cannonball 5k Run and Trenny Elliot Memorial Walk - POSTPONED to 2021 Caitlin Chaney Thu, 01/10/2019 - 10:20
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