Lewes Travel Guide


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Delaware’s first settlement, Lewes began as a Dutch whaling and trading post in 1631. Today, it’s known as the state’s first town. Quaint downtown streets are favorites for history lovers and anyone who loves to meander. Architecture shows Dutch and British influences. Catch the ferry to Cape May, New Jersey here.


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