Lewes Historical Society

110 Shipcarpenter St.
Lewes, DE 19958- Map It
Phone: (302) 645-7670

AAA Editor Notes

Lewes Historical Society, at Shipcarpenter and Third sts., encompasses 12 historic structures. Among the buildings are Thompson Country Store, a furnished 19th-century store moved from a site near Milford; Plank House, a tiny one-room log cabin built before 1700; and the 1789 Burton-Ingraham House, furnished with Chippendale and Empire antiques. Ryves Holt House, at Second and Mulberry streets, contains the visitor center. Tours depart the Ryves Holt House, 218 Second St.
$10 (includes all sites); free (ages 0-12).
Hours: Guided tours Tues.-Wed. and Sat.-Sun. at 2, July-Aug.; Fri.-Sun. at 2, Apr.-June; Wed. and Fri.-Sun. at 2, Sept.-Oct. Phone ahead to confirm schedule. Allow 1 hour, 30 minutes minimum.