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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. 

Saturday, July 22, 2017 - 11:00am

Join our historical interpreters for an insightful analysis of some of Howard Schroeder's popular wartime artwork. Schroeder captured many sights and scenes of military life at Fort Miles in WWII including scenes of his own duties as a Coast Artillery Mine planter. For ages 13 and up with an adult. Limit of 12. Pre-registration is required by calling 302-644-5007. $5 pp. 

Saturday, July 22, 2017 - 12:15pm

Join us at the Museum on the fourth Saturday of the month for our Fort Miles Film and Lecture Series presented by the Fort Miles HIstorical Association. Each series will cover topics ranging from WWII and Delaware history during WWII. 

June 24: Delaware Shipbuilding during WWII: Features the Vinyard Shipyard in Milford, DE

July 22: German POWs in Delaware in WWII

August 26: The Ten Days Leading up to the D-Day Decision

September 2: VJ Day Event at the Missouri Gun Barrel Pad: Film and lecture on the Missouri

Saturday, July 22, 2017 -
1:00pm to 3:00pm

Journey through Lewes’s salty past while learning of the explorers who first put Lewes on the map, the pirates that sailed the local waters, and the brave United States Life-Saving Servicemen who rescued victims from perilous shipwrecks. This 60-minute walking tour includes admission to both the Lewes Life-Saving Station and the Cannonball House Maritime Museum (availability to buildings may be based on restoration projects).

Saturday, July 22, 2017 - 1:00pm

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. 

Saturday, July 22, 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.

Saturday, July 22, 2017 - 2:00pm

Join a naturalist around the new nature center touch tank and learn about one of our local marine creatures, then watch as the fish get fed. For ages 5 and older with an adult. FREE. 

Saturday, July 22, 2017 - 3:30pm

The Delaware River & Bay Lighthouse Foundation Lighthouse Sunset Cruise will be held Saturday, July 22, 2016 from 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.  Raindate July 23.

Check-in minimum 20-30 minutes before departure. Meet at Anglers Fishing Center 213 Anglers Road Anglers Marina, Lewes, DE 19958 (Go to the end of Anglers Road, approximately 100 yards past Irish Eyes Restaurant in Lewes)

Saturday, July 22, 2017 -
7:00pm to 9:00pm

Take a "guided tour" of the night through stories, songs, and other fireside ativities focusing on local animals and legends. Programs meet at the campground amphitheater. See the park's bulletin boards or call the nature center for weekly topics. Bring your own marshmallows and sticks for roasting afterward! Bring folding chairs; limited seating provided. For ages 5 and up with an adult. FREE. 

Saturday, July 22, 2017 - 7:30pm

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.

Saturday, July 22, 2017 - 8:30pm

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