Exhibits of The Lewes Historical Society:

Historic Lewes, Delaware-

Enjoy an overview of Lewes history– from the 1600s through the 20th century– at the Society’s newest permanent exhibit, “Historic Lewes, Delaware.”  Both well-known and lesser-known stories come to light about Lewes and the Revolution, southern Delaware and Civil War and the changing face of the town in the 1900s.

Open Monday- Friday 10am-4pm, FREE. Hiram Rodney Burton House, Lewes Historical Society Campus, Second & Shipcarpenter Street.


Brotherhood & Determination: 100 Years of Beebe Healthcare-

The exhibit demonstrates the medical history of Lewes, both before and after Beebe Heathcare. Patrons will learn about contributing personalities, medical equipment, and what it took for the Beebe brothers to begin their legacy.  Items in the exhibit consist of items from both private collections and from Beebe, including textiles such as Richard Beebe’s WWI uniform, medical school graduation gowns, a “Gray Lady” uniform from WWII, and nurses’ uniforms from throughout the years. Also included is a powder horn from 1716, used by Peter Marsh, an early physician in Lewes.

Open Monday-Friday 10am-4pm through October 3. FREE. Ellegood House, Lewes Historical Society Campus, Second & Shipcarpenter Street.