There’s No Other Historical Landmark In Delaware Quite Like This 80-Year-Old Ship

Did you know there is a historic lightship right in Lewes? Chances are you’ve seen the bright red boat, but if you walk right past it, you’re missing out on a fascinating piece of history. For decades, lightships patrolled the coasts of America, doing work where lighthouses could not. The Lightship Overfalls, docked in Lewes, is one of the few remaining ships open for public tours.

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Have you visited the Lightship Overfalls in Lewes? Make it a point to stop by when you’re in The Tiny Beach Town In Delaware That’s The Perfect Day Trip Destination.