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LHS Antique Shop

Location

302 Savannah Road
Lewes, DE 19958

Hours

Now Open!

Tuesday thru Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Closed Sunday and Monday

 


About LHS Antique Shop

The "Z-Club" is the home of the Lewes Historical Society Antique Shop at Z-Club. The LHS will be inaugurating this new fund-raising entity in the historic Z-Club building in September 2021. Items offered will be vetted donations to the Society for the specific purpose of resale, and therefore independent of museum and archive-focused areas of collecting. All profits will be directed to the ongoing restoration of LHS Collections and Properties.

If you would like to make a tax-deductible donation to the LHS Antique Shop, please call 302.645.7670.

HISTORY of the Z-Club:
In October 1898 the Sussex Trust Title & Safe Deposit Company opened its doors following its $5,000 construction. For five years it operated as a two-man bank until 1903 when a clerk was hired for $5.00 per week.

On May 9, 1919, the Mustard family purchased the building, which was recorded in the Deed Book 213 page 540. It is said that during this period the building was rented to Mr. John Henry Riley who sold “millinery and notions”. The building was also a meeting place for Girl Scouts and religious organizations, and a visitor center.

In 1929 Mrs. Mustard sold the building to the Zwaanendael Women’s Club for $1.00. The women used the building as their meeting place until they sold it in 2016 to the Lewes Historical Society for $1.00.