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Lewes Historical Society

110 Shipcarpenter St, Lewes, DE 19958-1210
+1 302-645-7670
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A Great Stop

Our friends live in town and so we stopped here while visiting. What a terrific review of the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
morewierd
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Boulder, Colorado
Excellent Place for an Historical Preview of Lewes!

We stopped in here while exploring the bike paths around Lewes. We were pleasantly surprised by the... read more

Reviewed 30 May 2018
JimSTL1021
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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110 Shipcarpenter St, Lewes, DE 19958-1210
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our friends live in town and so we stopped here while visiting. What a terrific review of the history of Lewes DE. AND to top it all off............Aderlee Flanhury was volunteering that day and i connected with her immediately. What a gal! Do stop by...More

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Reviewed 30 May 2018

We stopped in here while exploring the bike paths around Lewes. We were pleasantly surprised by the high quality of the exhibits here at this free site. All were very informative of Lewes' history and most educational, particularly for an outsider. All in all a...More

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Reviewed 30 April 2018

Love the costumed guides. They really know the charming Lewes culture and history. Cannot wait to be able to tour again tobecome more immersed in the local vibe.

Thank EllenFern
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Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

A friend on the board of the society suggested I spend a day with him. It was time well spent. Visiting the society’s various historic buildings and their new museum provided insights into how today’s Lewes came to be as well as the people that...More

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Reviewed 14 October 2017

It was a dark an stormy nite an fri.the 13th we boarded the water taxi an headed to the East End light house.This was the 1st spooky lighthouse tour for the historical society and did they do an awesome job.The players knew there parts to...More

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Reviewed 4 September 2017

We were unable to visit many of these sites as they were closed, despite having called earlier that day and being assured they would be open. We did spend some time in the Ryves Holt House which fortunately, was our priority as it is part...More

Thank Sarah C
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Reviewed 28 August 2017

We spend about an hour here looking at all the displays and the best thing about the place is that it was free

Thank endjed
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Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

Lewis, Delaware is one of the prettiest and historical east coast city's. The museum is now located it what was the town's library. The museum tries to cover it's history from the American Indians that lived here up to WWII. Some of the displays the...More

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Reviewed 16 November 2016

Visited the Lewes Historical Society and enjoyed the self guided tour of the various historic buildings on site. There was a good variety of different building types gathered from around Delaware, and they provide great insight to the ways people lived and worked in earlier...More

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Reviewed 13 November 2016

Stroll around and learn about the group of historic structures assembled here. Main office includes a small museum. Great for history buffs.

Thank cara871
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