Introduction to Lewes: A Maritime Destination
The Lewes Historical Society celebrates over 50 years of embracing Lewes’ history by offering multiple tour options to the public. Discover historic destinations downtown, learn intriguing facts about our region’s maritime history, and experience history as it comes alive. Find out about our lighthouses, cemeteries, historic architecture, maritime monuments, and more.
Journey through Lewes’ salty past while learning about the explorers who first put the town on the map. Hear stories about the pirates who sailed the local waters, and the brave United States Life-Saving Servicemen who rescued victims from perilous shipwrecks. This 60-minute walking tour includes a visit to the Cannonball House Maritime Museum.
Saturdays - 10:00 a.m.
April 8 - September 30, 2022
$10 - per person
$5 - 12 and under
All Walking Tour tickets Include FREE Admission to the Lewes Historical Society's Historic Campus Buildings and Grounds.
Please note: Tours often sell out quickly. Pre-registration is required for all tours and closes 30 minutes prior to the start time. U
Current LHS Members receive a 10% discount on adult tickets. (For information on how to become a member click here.)
Children under 12 & Students with School ID cards are only $5.
- Introduction to Lewes: A Maritime Destination (September 23, 2023 10:00 am)