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Events in Lewes, Delaware

Windows of the Past - A View of Historic Architecture


Lewes has multiple different architectural styles and building eras. This 60-minute tour includes an introduction of the historic district and various stylistic elements, with an emphasis on the Victorian era and the homes of some of the important historic personalities and families of Lewes’s past.

This tour is $10 per person. Members receive a 20% discount, and Students with ID and children under 12 are $5 each. Tours leave from the Ryves Holt House located at the corner of Second & Mulberry Streets in historic Lewes.

Extended Maritime Walking Tour

Walking Tours

Lewes Delaware was once a booming maritime center. The buildings that now serve as up-scale shops, restaurants, and vacation homes once housed a vast support network of maritime trades, necessary to support the seaborne industries of Lewes.

Join the Lewes Historical Society, and travel back to a bygone era learning about the nautical trades of our past. This 90-minute walking tour will explore the forgotten sites and stories of Shipwrights, Ship Chandlers, Taverns, Shipyards, and the former homes of seafarers.

This tour lasts approximately 1.5 hours.