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Learn the History of Lewes
Make your reservations today and be captivated by an experienced and knowledgeable Lewes Historical Society guide aboard Cape Water Tours’ Discovery for a cruise along the Lewes Canal, once known as Lewes Creek.
Journey back in time into Lewes’ maritime past through the centuries. Learn of the explorers who first put Cape Henlopen on the map. Hear about the pirates that sailed the same local waters you’ll travel upon. Come to understand the difficulties in navigating the Cape’s sometimes treacherously shallow waters. View lighthouses that for generations have assisted in guiding ships, visitors and cargo through the area. Learn about the important role of the Delaware Bay River Pilots Association and the brave United States Life-Saving Servicemen who rescued victims from perilous shipwrecks during the 19th and 20th centuries.
This Lewes Canal cruise offers a fascinating look at the area’s history with an informative guide, and interesting scenery along the way. Make your reservations today for this exciting adventure into the past.