Donate | Book Tours (header buttons)

Living History in Residence PhotoSeaport Saturdays

Location: Cannonball House, 118 Front Street, Lewes, DE, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

April through October 2021 - Weather Dependent

Dive into Lewes' past during the town's heyday as a 19th c. maritime port. Immerse yourself in daily life in Lewes during the first half of the 19th century and learn about the town's intimate relationship with the sea alongside historic interpreters.

These weekly programs are each included with admission to the Cannonball House and will be held outdoors (Weather & Covid permitting).


Victorian First Fridays

Location: Lewes History Museum, 101 Adams Avenue, Lewes, DE, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

First Friday of each month, through October 2021

Explore the Victorian era at the Lewes History Museum through museum exhibits, artifacts, and historic interpreters. Monthly topics will focus on Lewes during the second half of the nineteenth century.

Admittance to each program is included with admission to the museum. These programs will be offered in-person (Covid permitting) as well as digitally.

Friday, August 6, 2021: Benjamin Bradley and the Railroads

Once again, join Lewes Historical Society Museum Associate, Alan Jensen, at the Lewes History Museum at 101 Adams Avenue in Lewes at 1 pm. Jensen will be sharing his research on how the railroads transformed the sleepy town of Lewes. He will also focus on Lewes native Benjamin Bradley, who worked as a conductor on the Queen Anne’s railroad for more than 30 years

Lydia Rodney

Friday, September 3, 2021: A Sample of Victorian Life: 1870s
LHS Museum Associate Debra Regan and Board Trustee Denise Clemons will explore the 1870s taking you inside Victorian Households and the world of education at the time. What was it like? What did they do? Dressed in Victorian garb they will entertain and educate the audience, sharing artifacts from the period.