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

Zwaanendael House

 
 
Zwaanendael House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, February 3, 2013
1. Zwaanendael House Marker
Inscription.  

Zwaanendael House
A memorial of the first settlement in Delaware by the Dutch, on Lewes Creek
A.D. 1631

 
Location. 38° 46.446′ N, 75° 8.348′ W. Marker is in Lewes, Delaware, in Sussex County. Marker is on Kings Highway when traveling east. The marker is on left of the front door of the Zwaanedael Museum. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 102 Kings Highway, 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. H.M. Brig DeBraak (a few steps from this marker); Lewes (within shouting distance of this marker); The Zwaanendael Club (within shouting distance of this marker); David Hall House (within shouting distance of this marker); World Wars I and II Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); The Fisher-Martin House (within shouting distance of this marker); The New Devon Inn (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Dodds Corner (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lewes.
 
Categories. Colonial EraMan-Made FeaturesSettlements & Settlers
 
Zwaanendael House image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, February 3, 2013
2. Zwaanendael House
The marker can be seen below the belt band under the window to the left of the elaborate front door.
Zwaanendael House image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, February 3, 2013
3. Zwaanendael House
Zwaanendael House image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, February 3, 2013
4. Zwaanendael House
Zwaanendael House Medallion image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, February 3, 2013
5. Zwaanendael House Medallion
1631
Zwaanendael House Medallion image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, February 3, 2013
6. Zwaanendael House Medallion
1931
Shutters image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, February 3, 2013
7. Shutters
Statue of David Pietersen de Vries image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, February 3, 2013
8. Statue of David Pietersen de Vries
Unicorn image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, February 3, 2013
9. Unicorn
Gargoyle image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, February 3, 2013
10. Gargoyle
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 1, 2013, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page has been viewed 415 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10. submitted on March 1, 2013, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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