This Is The Oldest Place You Can Possibly Go In Delaware And Its History Will Fascinate You

Do you know which town is the oldest town in Delaware? Here’s a hint: it’s probably your favorite beach town when you’re looking for a quiet day along the shore. Yes, Lewes was the first area of Delaware to be settled by the Europeans. No wonder they wanted to stay!

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For more about the historic ruins at Cape Henlopen State Park, check out our featured article on Fort Miles Historic Area here: Exploring These WWII Ruins In Delaware Will Take You Back In Time. The history of Delaware is truly amazing!

Address: Lewes, DE 19958, USA