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Lightship Overfalls, Lewes

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#7 of 35 in Things to do in Lewes
Specialty Museum · Hidden Gem · Museum
LV-118 is one of the 17 remaining lightships out of 179 that served to protect ships for over a century. It was stationed off the coast of Long Island, Boston Harbor and Martha's Vineyard. In 1973, it retired to Lewes, Delaware, the first town in the first state.
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  • My 11 year old son and I loved our visit to this ship today. The ship has been beautifully restored, and the volunteer tour guide was extremely knowledgeable. My son loves ships, so he was fascinated....  more »
  • Super clean and easy to walk place along Pilottown is an unincorporated community in Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana, United States. It serves as a base for river pilots to guide ships across the bar...  more »
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  • Volunteers provide tours of the ship that last 30-40 minutes. There is also a small gift shop and museum. The only way to go into the ship is his a tour. In 2019, tours cost $5 for adults, children 14 and under a free. The tour guides provide facts of the ship as well as a few stories. Highly recommend the tour .
  • Great little stop for families. The play ground is really cute with some great photo opps. You can also find a few of the local National Parks passport stamps here.

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