Tag Archives: Lewes Historical Society


Behind the Scenes at The Lewes Historical Society

Even during a pandemic, The Lewes Historical Society located in Lewes, Delaware has much happening around the community. April is when the tulips bloom and the staff readies for a busy season at the Lewes Historical Society. This year, 2020, will be a particularly exciting year with the arrival of James A. Abbott as its […]


Lewes Garden Tour, Saturday, June 18, 2011

The 21st Annual Lewes Garden Tour will be held this Saturday, June 18, 2011, from 10 am to 5 pm, and the weather forecast is fantastic! The tour, sponsored by the Lewes Chamber of Commerce, will be held rain or shine, but it is so much nicer when the sun is shining and Saturday should […]


Lewes Tulip Festival is coming!

The Lewes Tulip Festival, a celebration of Lewes’s Dutch heritage, will again include a photography contest. (For contest rules and deadlines, click here.) The festival, sponsored by the Lewes Chamber of Commerce in partnership with the Lewes Historical Society, Lewes in Bloom, City of Lewes Parks and Recreation Commission, the Zwaanendael Museum and the Historic […]


Antique Show in Lewes, Delaware, Aug. 7, 2010

The 47th Annual Historic Lewes Historical Antique Show takes place this Saturday, August 7th, 2010, and it’s going to be fantastic. Each year I uncover some treasure I just have to have and I’m always amazed that I find some really great deals. The show takes place on the grounds of the Lewes Historical Society […]


The States of Lewes Beach

Have you been to Lewes Beach? I’ve always wondered how the streets were named and I’m doing some research to try to find the answer. Lewes Beach is a narrow strip of land along the Delaware Bay between Savannah Road (Rt. 9) and the Lewes Yacht Club. Once small beach cottages lined the road and […]


Lewes, What’s in a name?

Clients always ask me how to pronounce Lewes. Then they ask me where the name came from. I had a few minutes at the office today, so I went to the Lewes Historical Society site to see what I could learn. Here’s the “rest of the story” – Pronounced Loo-iss (not Lose), Lewes, Delaware, the […]


46th Annual Lewes Antique Show

This Saturday, August 1, 2009, is the 46th Annual Lewes Historical Society Antiques Show and I can’t wait. I remember the first time I went to this show and discovered that there were several pieces I just had to have. What did surprise me was that the prices were reasonable and there was such a […]


Dinner Parties all over Lewes Delaware

I am a big fan of the Historic Lewes Farmers Market and this year’s season is about to open. To celebrate, we bought tickets to last evening’s festivities. It all began with cocktails at the Lewes Historical Society complex. It was a beautiful evening as you can see and we mingled with old and new […]


President’s Day Weekend 2009 in Lewes

What a weekend coming up. President’s Day Weekend is earlier than normal and includes Friday the 13th, Valentine’s Day and the President’s Day holiday. We are hoping for good weather so everyone can enjoy all of the planned events. On Friday the 13th, you can attend the Sixth Annual Fine Art Show & Sale  preview reception […]