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Meet the Speaker Series: Gilbert McCraken- Pilot of the Bay and River Delaware

November 18 @ 1:00 pm

These informative programs provide scholarly presentations based on stories from Lewes’ past and complement current exhibitions at our museums. When: 1:00 PM on the Second Friday of Each Month During Fall Where: Lewes History Museum, 101 Adams Ave. Lewes, DE Admission: Free.

Friday November 18: Gilbert McCraken- Pilot of the Bay and River Delaware

Presented by Bill Hicks, LHS Historic Campus Coordinator.

Join Bill Hicks for this presentation that will explore the life of Captain Gilbert McCracken through letters, documents, and newspaper articles from the period. Captain McCracken led a fascinating life and was a Pilot of the Bay and River Delaware, defender during the 1813 British bombardment of Lewestown, and a lifetime resident of Lewes.

 

All copy and pics from the website: https://www.historiclewes.org/programs/meet-the-past-speaker-series.html

Details

Date:
November 18
Time:
1:00 pm
Website:
https://www.historiclewes.org/programs/meet-the-past-speaker-series.html

Venue

Lewes Historical Society
110 Shipcarpenter Street
Lewes,Delaware19958
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Phone:
302-645-7670
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