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Meet the Speaker Series: Gilbert McCraken- Pilot of the Bay and River Delaware
January 13, 2023 @ 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, Jan 13th: 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