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Historic Lewes First Fridays

On May 03, 2024
Categories: Historical Program
Tags: First Friday

Historic Lewes First Fridays

On the first Friday of each month, the Lewes Historical Society opens the doors of the Sussex Tavern, at the Rabbits Ferry House, to celebrate Historic Lewes' First Fridays.  Each month the Tavern comes alive as history interpreters share ales and fascinating tales from the past.

When: 4:00 - 7:00 PM on the First Friday of Each Month
Where: Sussex Tavern at the Rabbits Ferry House - On the Historic Campus, 110 Shipcarpenter Street, Lewes, Delaware 19958

Get a taste of what the Lewes Historical Society has to offer with our First Friday Community Nights!

  • Visit the Sussex Tavern for a 1770s-inspired alcoholic beverage or, for our temperate friends, the Lewistown Coffeehouse for authentic tea, coffee, or (hot) chocolate.
  • Browse the LHS Antique Shop at the Thompson Store for that perfect, homey accent!
  • Enjoy live music!
  • Hear tales from Lewes history told by our engaging interpreters in front of the Sussex Tavern, with highlighted story times throughout the evening.
  • The Historic Shipcarpenter Street Campus is home to nine historic structures, relocated from all over Sussex County. Take a 30-minute guided tour and discover how we preserve local history!
  • Play historic games and rediscover beloved pastimes.
Admission to the LHS Campus and its historic structures is FREE on First Fridays!

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