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“History lesson” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Cannonball House

Cannonball House
Ranked #16 of 51 things to do in Lewes
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Bethany Beach, Delaware
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67 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
“History lesson”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 28, 2013

Interesting history lesson, when visiting Lewes. Like to take out of town visitors there, and amaze them with the cannonball imbedded in the side of the building.

Visited October 2012
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Pa
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53 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“Lewes is awesome”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 8, 2013

Just a really pleasant and interesting place to wander and learn about history, people are super kind, there is a yummy ice cream shoppe, a designated smoking area, public restrooms. There are other shops and restaurants, we only went in the little museum. Check out the church and cemetary~really interesting stuff. For a tough little town that's been thru alot, it just oozes charm. Would visit again felt very Zen after DC the previous day. This was a good old fashioned smiling stroll in the sun with ice cream. We thank everyone there for their hospitality and wish you well.

Visited April 2013
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Vineland, New Jersey
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52 reviews
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“Lots of History”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 28, 2012

A friend and I stopped at the Cannonball House on a recent trip to Lewes. We were given a nice presentation by one of the docents, Charlie Young. Mr. Young's tales of the history of the house, and Lewes itself, were fascinating. The house contains some interesting items and is definitely worth making a stop to see.

Visited November 2012
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Middletown
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74 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“History you can feel...”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 20, 2012

at the Cannonball House in Lewes, De. A knowledgable tour guide, interesting artifacts, and a home that has withstood the passing of centuries. A very worthwhile visit. Just touch the canonball!

Visited June 2012
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Auburn, New York
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47 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“1812 cannonball still stuck in house!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 9, 2012

Get a taste of early American history here. An original cannonball shot by the British is still embedded in the side of this house. Pretty interesting. Nearby signs tell the story and gives a glimpse into our past. Lewes is "the first town in the first state" and there is lots of history here. Check out Ship Carpenter's Square too!

Visited July 2012
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