Indulge on Friday evenings for The Lewes Historical Society’s History Happy Hours including interesting dialog 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, in the downstairs meeting room of the Hotel Rodney at the corner of Second and Market Streets.
These events are free, but due to the program’s popularity, a pass per person is required for admission. Seating is limited. Passes are available at the Ryves Holt House at the corner of Second and Mulberry Streets beginning at 3:00pm (an hour in advance) on lecture days.
Please consider joining us for this unique educational opportunity! These programs are sponsored by Hotel Rodney.
George Contant- Cape Henlopen during the American Revolution
Phil Martin- Milton Historical Society Stained Glass: 1857
Cape Henlopen High School Historic Textiles Students- A Day Out in Lewes 1870-1900
Charles Sulkin & Michael DiPaolo – E.B. Lynch Murder: the 100 year anniversary & the Jewish Connection.
Bill Manthorpe- Lewes during World War One
Bill Manthorpe- Lewes during World War Two
Jim Bertholet- Lighthouses How They Worked and the People Who Kept Them
Marcos Salaverria- Tea Time on the Delaware River & Bay
Richard King & Harry Aiken- 60 years of Surf Fishing on Delaware’s Shores
Michael DiPaolo- Vintage Baseball in Lewes
LHS intern2016- Summer Project Presentation