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Indian River Lifesaving Station

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Historic maritime museum and educational facility, restored and preserved by the Delaware Seashore Preservation Foundation. This new museum in Fenwick Island is the only standing Lifesaving station in its original location on the East Coast. Built in 1876, the building was used as a station for the `surfmen`, who drilled and worked here to rescue sailors and passengers in distress in the nearby sea.

Location: DE Route 1, Bethany Beach Delaware Telephone Toll Free: 302-227-0478

Other History nearby:
(Rehoboth Beach) Anna Hazard Museum
(Frederica) Barratt's Chapel and Museum
(Cambridge) Bazel Church
(Seaford) Burton Brothers Hardware
(Lewes) Cannonball House Marine Museum
(Lewes) DeVries Monument

03/25 Coming to The Bethany Beach 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.