Boos & Brews
About Boos & Brews
Must be 21+ and able to provide valid ID to consume alcohol.
Celebrate Halloween with the Society on their historic campus and conjure up spirits from the past! Taste local brews, wines, and spirits all while soaking in the culture of historic Lewes, witnessing historic haunted stories.
Here are some of the places you will be touring:
Burton Ingram House
The Burton-Ingram house an example of a Federal-style city townhouse originally located on Second Street – in the heart of Lewes’ commercial district was moved to its present site in 1962. The "Wiley–Wilson Murder" a revelation of a Doctor and another man’s wife resulted in a tale of murder and revenge most foul, in this house!
Rabbit's Ferry House
Typical of mid & lower Delmarva tenant farmer home with kitchen/living quarters and a corn loft overhead. - This humble home was the setting of the mysterious death of Susan Johnson, found dead at the base of the stairs. Her husband was later accused of murder!
A typical Sussex County farmhouse, Built c. 1800. Double, double toil, in the past, to be accused of witchcraft was nothing but trouble for the fairer sex.
Old Doctors Office
Built c. 1850. This Greek Revival-style building has housed some of the most noted physicians in Delaware and seen multiple operations and medical procedures. Then and now a trip to the Doctor’s Office was not always a pleasant visit. Learn about the herbs and tools of the trade of the past in this location. Where a pound of flesh and blood was not always just an expression.