Historic Town

Celebrate Canalfront Park - Which Almost Didn't Happen!

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Over the last two weeks Ive described singular events that have had a tremendous impact on the appeal of historic Lewes today. 

First was the decision in the early 1980s to turn away the development of a massive coal port that would have moved more than 6 tons of the nasty stuff through town every [...]

Historic Preservation for the Win! Another Reason to be Grateful for Smart Decisions.

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Last week I wrote the first of three posts describing why the charming town of Lewes thats so popular today could have become a very different place. That post, revealing how we almost got stuck with a coal plant at [...]

Enjoy a Walking Tour of Historic Lewes - Part 2

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Last week I described three of my favorite places in historic Lewes: the campus of the Lewes Historical Society, Shipcarpenter Square, and the Ryves Holt House, which is the oldest residential dwelling still standing in Delaware. This week Im continuing the Tour of Attractions in Downtown Historic [...]

Stroll Through Downtown Lewes for Some Amazing Sights Part One

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Last week we wrote about a few things to consider if youre interested in buying a home in the Lewes Historic District. But since the area is a wonderful place to visit regardless of where you live wed like to highlight attractions that everyone seems to enjoy.

Well start with the campus of the Lewes Historical [...]

What to know about the Lewes Historical District

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For Quaint Attractions and Walkability, Consider the Lewes Historic District

Delaware is full of neighborhoods offering lovely suburban homes alongside community pools, club houses, tennis and pickleball courts and, in some cases, hiking and biking trails. Yet if you [...]

Joe Biden's Delaware

My morning began today at the Lewes Chamber of Commerce breakfast meeting. It's a great way to network with other local business people and newcomers to Lewes. Our guest speaker this morning was Julie Wheatley, the new Director of the Sussex County Economic Development office and she shared some interesting statistics with us about [...]