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!

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/

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