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Lightship Overfalls

Pilottown Road, Lewes, DE
+1 302-645-7377
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Very cool

It is hard to imagine the people who were on this light ship 24 hours a day, when you look out at... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Randy C
Summerfield, Florida, United States
Wow, a surprise find right in Lewes on the Canal

Make sure you make time for this piece of history in downtown Lewes off Pilottown Rd. I went just... read more

Reviewed 12 March 2017
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Pilottown Road, Lewes, DE
+1 302-645-7377
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is hard to imagine the people who were on this light ship 24 hours a day, when you look out at the where the Delaware river and the Atlantic ocean come together. It is rough/choppy. The light ship is out of the water and...More

Thank Randy C
Reviewed 12 March 2017

Make sure you make time for this piece of history in downtown Lewes off Pilottown Rd. I went just after sunset and the outline of the ship's mast in tiny white lights against a background of pink, purple and orange sky was awe inspiring and...More

Thank 221jacquelynh
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Beautiful restored Lightship. Must visit if in Lewes. One of only 7 left. Take a guided tour to get the real feel and history of a bygone era.

Thank guytownsend2016
Reviewed 12 October 2016

The volunteers at the Lightship are quite enthusiastic and knowledgeable and they answer all questions posed to them. My husband and I enjoyed our tour and we learned so much about the Lightship.

Thank Joanne B
Reviewed 19 September 2016

Most people know about lighthouses along the shore and many tour them. But here is a lighthouse at sea!! The ship has been well restored to reflect its mission and be accessible to the public. Guides are offered and ours (Dave) was exceptional. It was...More

Thank Larry F
Reviewed 5 September 2016

Lewes has SO many great pieces of history, including the Overfalls lightship. And the docents are very knowledgeable, or visit the small gift shop. Well worth the time to visit (several hours). Take plenty of pictures.

Thank retired_spacegeek
Reviewed 5 September 2016

Enjoyed learning about the history of the light ship. Our guide was very knowledgable and the tour took about 30 minutes. Could access most of the ship.

Thank newyorkgal72
Reviewed 1 September 2016

If you love history and boats this is a must see. The gentleman that give the tour are extremely knowledgeable of the history of the town. Good visit.

Thank cgs2006
Reviewed 24 August 2016

Very cool historical lightship. Tour was quaint and had personal tour guide through ship. Steve was the best.

Thank Jodi O
Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

Really nice tour of a lightship. Knowledgeable and eager tour guides. Only 5 dollars to visit ... Good for families, adults, kids.... I highly recommend a stop if you are in the area.

Thank Tracy L
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