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Lewes in Sussex County, Delaware — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Lewes

 
 
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By Richard E. Miller, May 14, 2009
1. Lewes Marker
Inscription. Here lived Ryves Holt, colonial chief justice; and four governors, David Hall, who commanded a Delaware regiment in the Revolution, Daniel Rodney and Caleb Rodney, sons of John Rodney, and Ebe W. Tunnell; also Colonel Henry Fisher, Revolutionary patriot, and Dr. Jacob Jones, later Commodore, U.S.N.
 
Erected 1932 by Historic Markers Commission.
 
Location. 38° 46.07′ N, 75° 8.771′ W. Marker is in Lewes, Delaware, in Sussex County. Marker is on Savannah Road (U.S. 9) north of Sussex Drive, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 168-169 Savannah Rd., Lewes DE 19958, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named Lewes (approx. mile away); a different marker also named Lewes (approx. 0.4 miles away); Lewes Presbyterian Church (approx. half a mile away); a different marker also named Lewes (approx. 0.6 miles away); H.M. Brig DeBraak (approx. 0.6 miles away); The Zwaanendael Club (approx. 0.6 miles away); Zwaanendael House (approx. 0.6 miles away); Old Bethel Church (approx. 0.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Lewes.
 
Also see . . .  Historic Lewes
Lewes Marker image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, May 14, 2009
2. Lewes Marker
. (Submitted on May 31, 2009, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
 
Categories. Colonial EraNotable PersonsWar, US Revolutionary
 
 
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