Tag Archives: Lewes Historical Society




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 […]



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 […]