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Address: 110 Shipcarpenter Street, Lewes, DE 19958
Phone Number: 302-645-7670
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Jam packed with historical buildings

Friends and I went to a meeting of preservationists from all over Delaware, hosted by the Lewes Historical Society. It was in the Midway School building which is one of the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 24, 2015
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Delaware
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51 reviews 51 reviews
17 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

Friends and I went to a meeting of preservationists from all over Delaware, hosted by the Lewes Historical Society. It was in the Midway School building which is one of the historic buildings moved to this site in the late 1970's. The Historical Society were great hosts and we want to come back in warm weather when we can enjoy... More 

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Barnegat, New Jersey
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

My husband and I booked a tour of the Lewes DE historical district this past weekend. What a nice time we had. We had a guided tour by "PJ" who was very pleasant and informative. And since we were the only ones on the tour at that time we were able to take our time, lots of questions and hear... More 

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Fairfax, Virginia
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273 reviews 273 reviews
247 attraction reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

We enjoyed our visit to this small little town nestled on Delaware Bay. It teems with history and pretty sights.

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Lewes, Delaware
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

You've come a long way baby! Congrats to all the Board, Staff and volunteers that have established a bunch of old buildings into a living work of art! The tours, store and programs make for a delightful afternoon of making history fun.

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Allentown, Pennsylvania
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116 reviews 116 reviews
33 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2013

A really great place to visit. I rode my bicycle up the bike path from a little north of Rehoboth and it was a lot of fun. The preservation in this area is a pleasure to behold. This is the place to go for information about Lewes n surrounding areas.

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Buffalo, New York
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2013 via mobile

Awesome place to visit. Really interesting shops restaurants, farmers market, and waterfront. Also is the start of the Lewes Bike Trail. You can pedal all the way to Rehoboth Beach.

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Kensington, MD
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92 reviews 92 reviews
40 attraction reviews
101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2013

A great place to stop to get information about Lewes and things to do there. Also has small display of history of town.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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83 attraction reviews
104 helpful votes 104 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2012

The LHS was holding its annual crafts fair on Columbus Day weekend (along with the Lewes "Boast the Coast" day events such as sidewalk sales and food vending. The Irish Eyes crabcake sliders were outstanding.) The fair was centered around several historic buildings. The fair and the preserved/restored houses were a treat. Visit the Cannonball House too. The first city... More 

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Ephrata, Pennsylvania
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2012 via mobile

All the service woman wanted to do was help an old lady book a zillion tours and sell figurines :( she kept busy and was disinterested in helping us! Totally blew off our questions of what to do in the area. I would suggest just walking around and searching for yourself.

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New Jersey
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2012

A most informative tour of the historic district led by a member of the historical society. Air conditioned trolley...it's not big so reservations are recommended.

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