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Speaker Series

In 2020, the Lewes Historical Society continues to offer educational and entertaining programs that explore the history of Lewes, the surrounding area, Lewes's unique interaction in the national scene and other related and appealing topics. All of these presentations are open to Society members, residents and visitors of the Lewes community.

Presentations will be streamed live on Youtube, Facebook on this website. Check back with us each month to see what is planned as we will be hosting different speakers on various topics. These events are FREE and do not require a reservation, however a $5 donation is encouraged and appreciated. 

Celebrating 100 Years: Revisiting the Women’s Suffrage Movement with 2020 in Hindsight

Presented by Lora Englehart

This presentation will be available to view on Friday, August 14th, 2020, from 7 pm to 8 pm

The year 2020 marks the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment, which gave American women the right to vote. This presentation will introduce some of the determined women, both on the national level and local Delawareans, who lobbied for women’s right to vote.

August Speaker Series