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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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