The Ryves Holt House Is Delaware’s Oldest Building, Dating Back To 1665

It’s no secret that Delaware is full of old, storied buildings. In fact, there are dozens of surviving structures here that are older than the country itself! Plan a trip to see the oldest building in Delaware – the 354-year-old Ryves Holt House – and you’ll feel like you’ve stepped back in time. You’ll fall in love with one of our most charming and historic towns, and this iconic home is beautiful all year old.

The Ryves Holt House is now the Lewes Historical Society Visitor’s Center, and it’s so worth stopping by to see it up close. Visit the Society’s website, here, for hours and information.

While you’re in town, be sure to make time to see This Historic Park That’s One Of Delaware’s Best Kept Secrets. It’s right around the corner from the oldest building in Delaware.