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History "Happy Hours"

Indulge on Friday evenings for The Lewes Historical Society’s History Happy Hours including interesting dialogue led by local history buffs, heritage area experts, and museum professionals.  These 20-30 minute featured presentations are followed by engaging question-answer periods.  During the program, wine is available.

History Happy Hours take place on Friday evenings from June through August  beginning at 4:00pm, at the Margaret H. Rollins Community Room at the Lewes History Museum, 101 Adams Avenue, Lewes.

These events are free.

Please consider joining us for this unique educational opportunity!  

2018 Schedule

Friday June 8-  Kathy Moon, Delmarva Antique Bottle Club Sussex County Dairy Bottles 

- Do you have a collection of old dairy bottles in your home from years past? Come see a lecture from local expert Kathy Moon and see how much yours could be worth.

Friday June 29- John Flemming Sea Glass Identification  

-John Flemming has been collecting Sea Glass for decades. If you have not gotten your fill from the Summer Sea Glass Festival come hear his lecture and maybe bring your own mystery pieces for him to identify!

Friday July 13- Jimmy Bertholet, The Ash Wednesday Storm

Long-time LHS volunteer and history buff, Jimmy Bertholet, will speak on the Ash Wednesday Storm of 1962, share interesting stories and photographs. 

Friday July 27- Katanna Davis 2018 Summer Intern 

Traveling all the way to Lewes from Kansas, Summer Intern, Kantanna Davis will share her discovered research information, on Historic Lewes.

Friday August 3- Marcos Salaverria- Cornhole Cannonball- Children’s Education in Lewes 

Director of Education, for the Lewes Historical Society will share the fun and interactive educational activity of Cornhole Cannonball, the means by which visiting students learn about the War of 1812 in Lewes. 

Friday August 17- Andrew Lyter Whaling in Early Lewes 

Whale ho! Andrew Lyter, Education Assistant, at The Lewes Historical Society, will share early whaling history, and lore around Lewes and along the Eastern Sea Board.