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DeVries Monument

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Commemorates the 1631 settlement of this Dutch whaling colony; then called `Swaanendael`, and the erection of a fort. The stockade was burned and all 28 settlers perished the following spring.

Location: Pilottown Rd, Lewes Delaware

Other History nearby:
(Dover) Air Mobility Command Museum
(Rehoboth Beach) Anna Hazard Museum
(Frederica) Barratt's Chapel and Museum
(Cambridge) Bazel Church
(Cambridge) Brannock Maritime Museum
(Seaford) Burton Brothers Hardware

11/18 Coming to The Lewes area
Atlantic City Beer and Music Festival Atlantic City NJ April5-6 Over 90 different breweries from around the corner and across the country will showcase their unique libations.
Dewey Beach PopFest Dewey Beach DE April12-13 Features three nights of showcase performances and two days of demo and mentoring sessions, tradeshow, and industry events.
National Cherry Blossom Festival Washington DC March20-April14 The nation’s greatest springtime celebration unites for four spectacular weekends including the Cherry Blossom Parade.
Pork in the Park BBQ Festival Salisbury MD April19-21 Follow your nose to the Pork in the Park BBQ Festival. Celebrating its 10th anniversary, this Eastern Shore staple will be served up April 19-21st at Salisbury's WinterPlace Park.
Galena Dogwood Festival Galena MD May4 The annual Galena Dogwood Festival is will take place throughout Galena. The parade will have a War of 1812 theme.
Dover Days Festival Dover DE May3-5 As one of the longest running festivals in the state of Delaware, Dover Days dates back to 1933. What started as a garden tour staged by the Dover Garden Club, has now become an annual time to remember First State heritage with community spirit and an entertaining festival of family events.