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Historic Lewes Events and Programs


From educational, entertaining programs like our Speaker Series and Tavern Talks to fun annual fairs and festivals like our Craft Fairs, Mid-Atlantic Sea Glass & Coastal Arts Festival and Antique Show, the Lewes Historical Society offers programs and events to support our mission and educate the public. 

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Historic Lewes Tours

Discover historic destinations downtown, learn fun facts about our region’s maritime history, and experience history as it comes alive. Learn about our lighthouses, cemeteries, historic architecture, maritime monuments, and more.  

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Explore narratives that surround Delaware's history in the War of 1812, the first European settlement in Delaware, the Great Bilzzard of 1888 and more. The Lewes Historical Society’s Campus offers nine historic buildings and four additional off campus museums for your historic pleasure.

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The Lewestowne Express is our monthly online publication that keeps you in the know about the Lewes Historical Society.  The current version is always available here for your easy access and viewing pleasure. 

Lewestowne Express