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Address: 118 Front Street, Lewes, DE
Phone Number: 302-645-7670
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A Cute Little Museum That Is Very Imformative.

You'll really enjoy it. It is right in the historical town of Lewes, Delaware, so you can fit it in with your shopping and dining trip. It doesn't take much time, is free, and is... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 28, 2015
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West Chester, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

You'll really enjoy it. It is right in the historical town of Lewes, Delaware, so you can fit it in with your shopping and dining trip. It doesn't take much time, is free, and is very interesting. Great for kids of ANY age; it is brief, yet informative enough for one to learn a lot about Lewes' beginning. There are... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

There is nothing except the historic spot. It is an interesting place to visit, It is part of the self-guided tour of the city of Lewes or just to walk to it and see it.

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Rochester, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

This was a compact yet thorough overview of the history of the town. It was a great intro, which led us to explore other historical properties during our walks! The docent on duty was especially helpful in sharing information and answering questions.

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Big Lake, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

We did not know how much history was there when we planned a few days at the the beach in Delaware and New Jersey. We did not see much the on the way through as we neede to grt to the ferry. On the way back we made time to stop and walk the town, Well worth it 12 year... More 

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Rehoboth Beach, Delaware
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

What an impressive part of history!!! DownTown Lewes just gives you that walk back in time feel and seeing this wall makes you just wonder. Kids and families welcome!!!

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Easton, MD
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

We visited the Cannonball House on October 17th and were greeted by a very informative docent who explained about the Cannonball House and some of the history of Lewes. We toured the house and found the exhibits about the Lewes menhaden fishing industry and the bay pilots to be very informative. The docent was very willing to answer questions not... More 

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Lewes, Delaware
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

For such a small,little house the displays do a great job of giving visitors a bit of information about the beginnings of Lewes, it's menhaden fishing industry and the current status of things in town. Don't miss it.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

The museum was closed but, you could still see the cannonball and the building was very nicely maintained.

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Mississauga, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

A piece of history that makes you realize what life must of been like for early settlers, worth a look.

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Oak Ridge, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Their focus on maritime history allows you to focus and learn more in a relatively short time. I found the museum very worthwhile, and the house itself to be a great example of a preserved historic structure.

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