June 20, 2012

Historic Cemetery Tour, Lewes, DE

We enjoyed the Historic Cemetery Tour of St. Peter's Episcopal Church Cemetery in Lewes, Delaware. We spent an hour and a half in the very capable hands of the President of the Board of Trustees of the Lewes Historical Society (and fellow Association for Gravestone Studies member) Russ Allen. I hope to get a few more of the great Lewes Historical Society events in before the end of the summer.

Russ Allen & Rob Taylor:

Marker is 1889:

Oldest surviving gravemarker is from 1707:


I had never noticed the lighthouse on the left of the relief:

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