All Events

  • August 23, 2017 - 2:00pm

    Take a step back through time and explore the history of Life in Lewes. This 60-minute walking tour will guide you through select historic buildings at the Shipcarpenter Street Campus where you will get to see how Lewes grew from a small Dutch settlement to a bustling seashore town.  Availability to buildings may vary based on restoration projects.

  • August 23, 2017 - 4:30pm

    Meet a park interpreter at the south side camp store to share your memories of spending time in the park over the last 50+ years. Bring your vintage park photos, family scrapbook or just your best stories and memories. Your photos and memories could be included in the Delaware Seashore State Park "Family Scrapbook" or be used in future park history exhibits. FREE.

  • August 23, 2017 - 6:30pm

    Lewes is rich with historic happenings, legends, and tall-tales, many of them involving a touch of the paranormal. From the founding of Lewes in 1631 and the massacre of its settlement the following year, to the unknown sailors’ cemetery at the Cape May-Lewes Ferry, some residents never seem to depart. This 90-minute walking tour will introduce you to stories of strange happenings in the town of Lewes and visit the Ryves Holt House, and enter one of the most haunted places in Delaware the Cannonball House. Flashlights recommended.

  • August 23, 2017 - 7:00pm

    Want “S’MORE” fun? Bring your family, beach chair and some marshmallows to the beach at Dagsworthy St. in Dewey every Tuesday and Wednesday for a bonfire!

    Bonfires will be held every Tuesday and Wednesday from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM, June 14th through August 31st. NO BONFIRE JULY 4TH.

    FREE PARKING - Monday-Wednesday, 5 – 11 PM.

  • August 23, 2017 - 7:00pm

    U.S. Navy Sea Chanters.  The U.S. Navy Bank Sea Chanters is the United States Navy's official chorus.  The ensemble performs a variety of music ranging from traditional choral music, including sea chanteys and patriotic fare, to opera, Broadway, and contemporary music.  Please bring lawn chairs and no smoking &/or alcoholic beverages are allowed in Milton Memorial Park.  Sponsored by the Delaware Division of the Arts, Hot [email protected] Beach, The Ice Cream Man, and the Town of Milton.   Venue: Milton Memorial Park.

  • August 23, 2017 - 8:00pm

    In 1943, World War II was in full swing, but it was much different than anticipated. Tour Battery 519 by lantern light and learn about U-boats on the prowl, sailors in distress and what World War II turned out to be for soldiers stationed at Fort Miles. For ages 10 and older with a paying adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration is required by calling 302-644-5007. $5 per person.

  • August 24, 2017 - 9:00am

    Locals and visitors are invited to step on to the Jolly Trolley bus and step back in time as The Rehoboth Beach Museum hosts guided history tours of the city. Tours last approximately 50 minutes and include a welcome from the Reverend Todd, founder of the Rehoboth Camp Meeting Association, and a lady parishioner at the historic Anna Hazzard Tent House.

  • August 24, 2017 - 9:00am

    Looking for a unique way to see Historic Lewes and to learn about our maritime heritage? Join Quest Kayak on a tour of the Lewes waterways. This tour is narrated by our Executive Director and includes stories of shipwrecks, pirates, lighthouses, and more.  Quest Kayak offers a short paddling tutorial prior to each trip.  Tours generally last three hours, weather permitting.

  • August 24, 2017 - 11:00am

    Construction on Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to learn what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from them. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required by calling 302-644-5007. $5 pp. 

  • August 24, 2017 - 12:30pm

    Join our historical interpreters as they show the basics of loading and firing one of our artillery pieces. FREE.