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Local historic spot

Pretty little park with a dock that is popular with fishermen. The cannon is a favorite of my kids... read more

Reviewed 20 September 2015
smitty60
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Hickory, North Carolina
Nice place to watch the boats cruise

Stopped by this little canal front park the other day to sit & relax while we passed some time... read more

Reviewed 11 August 2015
daisyferret1
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Delaware
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Sep 20, 2015
“Local historic spot”
Aug 11, 2015
“Nice place to watch the boats cruise”
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Front Street & Canal, Across From The Post Office & Cannonball House, Lewes, DE
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Reviewed 20 September 2015

Pretty little park with a dock that is popular with fishermen. The cannon is a favorite of my kids. Interesting local historic spot! You must pay to park in the lot, as it is near downtown Lewes shopping. (There is free parking further down the...More

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Reviewed 11 August 2015

Stopped by this little canal front park the other day to sit & relax while we passed some time (waiting for our table at a downtown restaurant). The park is tiny. It is mostly a bricked path/patio with a few patches of grass. There are...More

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Reviewed 27 July 2015

Small little park. Shaded, parking nearby, boats along the water. Seat down and rest. From there you can walk through the town of Lewes, short walk and no hills.

Thank P A
Reviewed 18 June 2014

not even the public parking lot can take away the beauty of the 1812 Park and canal. Check out the cannons, Lewes in Bloom floral displays and Front Street shops. Great way to sit back and relax.

1  Thank Lewes419
Reviewed 26 May 2014

Quiet small park in the center of town with an authentic War of 1812 cannon. Benches for just sitting and relaxing, and watching the boat traffic on the water. Fun stop for a rest when shopping, or touring the historical places in town.

1  Thank Mary Dot J
Reviewed 15 October 2013

Sit and watch the boats traversing the canal. Read a book or just lay back and relax. Have your picture taken on a cannon. Imagine fighting off the British during the war of 1812 Read the historical plaques and imagine. This is where history happened.

Thank delawarefoodforager
Reviewed 15 September 2013

Just across from the Cannonball house is this little park, and why not make the few short steps over to admire this small park?

Thank KSWilson24
Reviewed 20 July 2013

Beautifully manicured, historically informative and just calming. I enjoyed a couple of dusky walks with my wife through the park and along the canal. The first town in the first state starts here.

1  Thank Jim K
Reviewed 19 November 2011

So much thought went into this and for a small town park we were very impressed. Lewes is lovely street after street. We will be back.

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