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

Lewes

 
 
Lewes Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed 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.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraGovernment & PoliticsSettlements & SettlersWar, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Delaware Public Archives series list.
 
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. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 168-169 Savannah Rd, Lewes DE 19958, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named Lewes (approx. Ό mile away); Beebe Hospital (approx. 0.3 miles away); a different marker also named Lewes
Lewes Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Richard E. Miller, May 14, 2009
2. Lewes Marker
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(approx. 0.4 miles away); Lewes Presbyterian Church (approx. half a mile away); World Wars I and II Memorial (approx. half a mile away); The Fisher-Martin House (approx. 0.6 miles away); a different marker also named Lewes (approx. 0.6 miles away); H.M. Brig DeBraak (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lewes.
 
Lewes Historical Society image. Click for more information.
Photographed By Larry Gertner, July 6, 2021
3. Lewes Historical Society
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Credits. This page was last revised on July 6, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 27, 2009, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,366 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 27, 2009, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.   3. submitted on July 6, 2021, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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May. 22, 2022