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The Lewes Historical Society began in 1961 as local residents identified a need to preserve Lewes' architectural heritage and for an organization to act as a steward for Lewes' past - a history that stretches back to humble Dutch origins in 1631. The Society has been recognized as one of Delaware's greatest assets and has been honored for our efforts by the National Trust for Historic Preservation and by the American Association for State & Local History. The Society celebrates the heritage of Lewes -- "The First Town in The First State!"
The Lewes Historical Society is celebrating the 50th Anniversary of its Antique Show on August 3rd at the Historical Society Complex at the corner of… View Details
Themed to celebrate "America Takes Flight," Chautauqua tent performances will take place at Zwaanendael Park and The Lewes Historical… View Details