Unknown Sailors' Cemetery
May they find eternal repose.
Erected 1983 by Erected by the Delaware River and Bay Authority in Cooperation with the Col. David Hall Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution and the Lewes Historical Society.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Colonial Era • Waterways & Vessels. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution series list.
Location. 38° 46.917′ N, 75° 7.15′ W. Marker is in Lewes, Delaware, in Sussex County. Marker can be reached from Cape Henlopen Drive. Located within the Cape May-Lewes
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Legacy of Ted Freeman (a few steps from this marker); Harbor of Refuge Lighthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Delaware Pilots (within shouting distance of this marker); Breakwaters (within shouting distance of this marker); Delaware Breakwater East End Lighthouse (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Menhaden Fisheries (approx. 0.6 miles away); Lighthouses (approx. 0.6 miles away); German Submarine at Cape Henlopen (approx. one mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lewes.
Additional keywords. Lewes, Cape Henlopen, Cape May
Credits. This page was last revised on August 20, 2019. It was originally submitted on January 1, 2011, by Nate Davidson of Salisbury, Maryland. This page has been viewed 635 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on January 1, 2011, by Nate Davidson of Salisbury, Maryland. 2. submitted on August 11, 2019, by John Miller of Rising Sun, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.