“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers in Dewey Beach, Delaware

Clickable Map of Sussex County, Delaware and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Sussex County, DE (509) Kent County, DE (276) Caroline County, MD (89) Dorchester County, MD (148) Wicomico County, MD (94) Worcester County, MD (95) Cape May County, NJ (200)  SussexCounty(509) Sussex County (509)  KentCounty(276) Kent County (276)  CarolineCountyMaryland(89) Caroline County (89)  DorchesterCounty(148) Dorchester County (148)  WicomicoCounty(94) Wicomico County (94)  WorcesterCounty(95) Worcester County (95)  CapeMayCountyNew Jersey(200) Cape May County (200)
Georgetown is the county seat for Sussex County
Dewey Beach is in Sussex County
      Sussex County (509)  
      Kent County (276)  
      Caroline County, Maryland (89)  
      Dorchester County, Maryland (148)  
      Wicomico County, Maryland (94)  
      Worcester County, Maryland (95)  
      Cape May County, New Jersey (200)  
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1 Delaware, Sussex County, Dewey Beach — Indian River Inlet and BridgeNature vs. Technology
The Indian River Inlet has not always existed in its current location. This barrier beach environment is dynamic, and the opening to the inlet has opened and closed at different locations. When the inlet closed, navigation, water quality, . . . Map (db m150130) HM
2 Delaware, Sussex County, Dewey Beach — Sand Bypass SystemCreating Balance
There is an ocean current that moves sand parallel to the coast known as the "littoral drift" or "longshore current." Along most of coastal Delaware, this current moves in a northward direction. As it moves north, it moves sand. There is so much . . . Map (db m150128) HM
3 Delaware, Sussex County, Dewey Beach — Standing Guard
Built from 1939 to 1942, the 11 concrete observation towers along Delaware's coast were built to protect the shores during World War II - and to last about 20 years. They are still standing after 60 years. The towers were the eyes for the guns of . . . Map (db m68875) HM
4 Delaware, Sussex County, Dewey Beach — United States Life-Saving ServiceStruggles with the Sea
In the 1870s, the United States Life-Saving Service (USLSS) was established to aid the victims of shipwrecks on American shores. The service featured a network of stations, with seven or eight men — called surfmen — who . . . Map (db m150127) HM
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Jul. 18, 2024