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Speaker Series: "History Of The Lewes Fire Department"

Join speaker Bob Ruddick for a discussion about the history of the Lewes Fire Department, on Friday, January 20, at 7:30pm at the Lewes Public Library at 111 Adams Avenue, Lewes, Delaware 19958.  Admission is free and no reservations are required. For more information, call 302-645-7670.

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Winter Hours

Zwaanendael Club Musuem StoreWinter is a great time of year to come to historic Lewes to enjoy The Lewes Historical Society’s Cannonball House Maritime Museum, shop at the Zwaanendael Club Museum Store and explore the Ryves Holt House.  January through March presents new winter hours for a

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Schell Family Donates to Lewes History Museum

Schell Family to Name Rotating Exhibit Gallery at New Museum
Gift will be doubled by new challenge match

The Schell Family is making the first named gallery gift to the new Lewes History Museum campaign, contributing $150,000 toward the project.

In recognition of their support, the rotating exhibit area will be named the “Schell Family Exhibit Gallery.”

Lewes History Musuem Donations to be Fully Matched up to $1 Million

The campaign to raise $2.3 million to launch the new Lewes History Museum received a major boost when a one-to-one match of every donation was announced recently by a generous anonymous donor.

“Starting now, through December 1, 2017, the donor will match dollar-for-dollar every gift to the Lewes History Museum campaign, up to $1 million,” said Elizabeth Owen of Lewes, campaign chair.

The Lewes Historical Society invites you to a Christmas Tour of Lewes

Advance tickets are now available online!

One of Lewes’s most beloved holiday traditions – the 43rd Annual Christmas Tour of Lewes, benefiting The Lewes Historical Society--  is set for Saturday, December 3, from 10:00am to 4:00pm.  Advance tickets are $25.00 each; tickets purchased the day of the tour are $30.00.  Children under 12 are FREE when accompanied by an adult.

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October Speaker Series: "Wolfe Cemetery"

SkullJoin speaker Dr. Edward Otter for a discussion on "The Wolfe Cemetery on Pasture Neck, Lewes, Delaware," on Friday, October 21, at 7:30pm at the Lewes Public Library at 111 Adams Avenue, Lewes, Delaware 19958.  Admission is free and no reservations are required.