By becoming a member of The Lewes Historical Society, you are showing your support of one of the premier cultural and educational institutions in the region.

For over fifty years, the Society has been a leader in historic preservation in Lewes and has been nationally recognized for its efforts. Our Historic Complex is known for the wonderful buildings and artifacts inside them as well as for the timeless beauty and park-like atmosphere that is maintained in the heart of historic Lewes. Our educational programming for school children and adults alike is exciting and constantly developing to reflect the needs of our community and our year-round visitors.

As a member, you will receive:

  • Free admission to LHS Museums
  • 10% discount in our Museum Stores
  • 20% discount on walking tours
  • Our critically-acclaimed annual publication of the LHS Journal
  • "The Journal of The Lewes Historical Society"
  • Monthly e-mail newsletter Lewestowne Express
  • Advance notice of programs, lectures, and special exhibits

If you are already a member of the Society, please consider renewing your membership. Membership makes a great gift idea for the holidays, a birthday, to welcome your new neighbor to town, or for that special someone who holds Lewes close to his or her heart. If you haven't been with us for a while, please join us again; we've missed you. We know you will be delighted by all the happenings at The Lewes Historical Society!

Membership Opportunities:

Henry Hudson Student Membership       $ 25
Standard membership benefits


Leah Burton Individual Membership       $ 40
Standard membership benefits


Cannonball Dual Membership                  $ 60
Standard membership benefits PLUS
Set of LHS notecards & LHS water bottle


Ryves Holt Household Membership (4)  $ 100
Standard membership benefits PLUS
2 LHS baseball caps
Invitation-only guest lecture with refreshments


Cato Lewis Dual Membership                   $  250
Standard membership benefits PLUS
2 LHS baseball caps
LHS canvas beach bag
Invitation-only guest lecture with refreshments
Private preview invitation to a Museum Exhibition


1631 Founders Dual Membership             $2,000
Standard membership benefits PLUS
2 LHS baseball caps
LHS canvas beach bag
Invitation-only guest lecture with refreshments
Private preview invitation to a Museum Exhibition
$500 discount on any private event held at an LHS site
Private, guided tour of LHS Museum for 4 people
Founders dinner hosted by LHS Executive Director & Board Chair
Invitations to exclusive 1631 Founders events (additional charges may apply)

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