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