218 Second Street
Lewes, DE 19958
DUE TO CURRENT PUBLIC HEALTH CONCERNS, ACCESS TO EXHIBITIONS AND/OR ADVERTISED PROGRAMMING MAY BE AMENDED OR TEMPORARILY RESTRICTED.
THE RYVES HOLT HOUSE IS TEMPORARILY CLOSED.
IF YOU ARE NOT FEELING WELL, WE ASK THAT YOU PLEASE CONSIDER RESCHEDULING YOUR VISIT FOR A TIME WHEN YOU WILL ENJOY THE EXHIBITIONS AND PROGRAMMING MORE FULLY.
WE APOLOGIZE FOR ANY INCONVENIENCE. THANK YOU FOR YOUR UNDERSTANDING.
Explore the Ryves Holt House -- Delaware's Oldest -- and now part of First State National Historical Park. Lewes's early history from 1631 - 1787 is revealed here including the story of Zwanendael, the first European settlement in Delaware, the Mason & Dixon Line, and Lewes's role in the journey to ratifying the Constitution in 1787.