Lewes in Sussex County, Delaware — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Delaware Breakwater East End Lighthouse
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Waterways & Vessels. In addition, it is included in the Delaware Public Archives, and the Lighthouses series lists.
Location. 38° 46.933′ N, 75° 7.092′ W. Marker is in Lewes, Delaware, in Sussex County. Marker can be reached from U.S. 9 north of Cape Henlopen Drive. Located within the Cape May-Lewes Ferry Terminal. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: 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. Breakwaters (a few steps from this marker); Delaware Pilots (within shouting distance of this marker); Harbor of Refuge Lighthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); The Legacy of Ted Freeman (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Unknown Sailors' Cemetery (about 300 feet away); Menhaden Fisheries (approx. 0.7 miles away); Lighthouses (approx. 0.7 miles away); German Submarine at Cape Henlopen (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lewes.
Also see . . . Delaware Breakwater. During its first decade of operation, the breakwater lighthouse’s fog signal was typically in operation for an average of between 400 and 500 hours a year. However, for the last half of 1904 and first half of 1905 (Submitted on January 3, 2011.)
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 674 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on January 1, 2011, by Nate Davidson of Salisbury, Maryland. 2. submitted on January 3, 2011, by Nate Davidson of Salisbury, Maryland. 3, 4. submitted on August 11, 2019, by John Miller of Rising Sun, Maryland. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.