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Lewes Historical Society

110 Shipcarpenter Street, Lewes, DE 19958
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Ranked #7 of 22 Attractions in Lewes
Type: History Museums, Historic Sites
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Barnegat, New Jersey
12 reviews 12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 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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272 reviews 272 reviews
247 attraction reviews
64 helpful votes 64 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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109 reviews 109 reviews
33 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 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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9 reviews 9 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2013

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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93 reviews 93 reviews
40 attraction reviews
99 helpful votes 99 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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284 reviews 284 reviews
73 attraction reviews
93 helpful votes 93 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
11 reviews 11 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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Rhinebeck, New York
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91 reviews 91 reviews
25 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2012

Great little historic colonial house(I believe the original part 1665), which houses the historical society. Very engaging staff.

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