Tag Archives: Fort Miles

Big Guns come to Lewes

The Fort Miles Historical Association is bringing the USS Missouri’s 67-foot gun to the proposed Fort Miles Military Museum in Cape Henlopen State Park. This is a 250-ton cannon that is travelling from Norfolk, Virginia, to Lewes, Delaware, passing through Georgetown on April 16th. The official unveiling will take place on April 28th at 1 […]

Before Cape Henlopen State Park

Do you know the history of Cape Henlopen State Park? It’s one of my favorite places to walk or take a bike ride, so I decided to brush up on my local history. Before it was Cape Henlopen State Park, this strategic location in Lewes, Delaware, was Fort Miles. A critical component of this country’s […]