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Cannonball House, Lewes

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  • This historic house offers three interesting collections on piloting the Delaware Bay and Rive, on the former menhaden fishing industry, and on Lewes' role in the War of 1812. The latter exhibit...  more »
  • The cannonball house is small and wont take long to explore. The folks working there obviously love their job. I wish I could remember the fellows name, because he gave us a 20 minute introduction...  more »
  • Great history. Lots of shops and places to eat in town.
  • The First Town in the First State. The town of Lewes has a wealth of history that is well preserved including this house that has a cannonball lodged in the exterior wall. It was fired upon in April of 1813 during the fighting of the War of 1812.

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