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"Letters from Lewes" Lesson Plans

Learn about Lewes, our First Town in the First State, from your home! Please use our "Letters from Lewes" lesson plans below. Each plan contains useful historical vocabulary, arithmetic lessons and are full of archival images from the Lewes Historical Society.

--"On education all our lives depend, and few to that, too few, with care attend". - Ben Franklin 

 

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Lesson Plan #1 - Lewes, Spring 1813: An Exchange of Letters

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Lesson Plan #2 - Lewes, Spring 1813: Fortification Creations

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Lesson Plan #3 - The Rockets Red Glare

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Lesson Plan #4 - The Cape Henlopen Lighthouse

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Lesson Plan #5 - Glassware in the Victorian Era

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Lesson Plan # 6 - The Railroad Comes to Lewes

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Lesson Plan #7 - Shipwrecks on our Shores & Hearth and Home

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Lesson Plan #8 - Coins as Currency

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Lesson Plan #9 - Minting Money

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Lesson Plan #10 - Mastadons

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