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The Lightship, Museum and Ship's Store are CLOSED for the season. Reopening to the public is planned for May 22, 2021...
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The Lightship Overfalls, located in Lewes DE, is one of only 17 remaining lightships out of a total of 179 built from 1820 to 1952.  Designated a National Historic Landmark in 2011, it is one of seven lightships in this country still open to the public.  (What is a lightship, you ask?)
 

 
• May 21, Opening Ceremonies and Delaware Maritime Hall of Fame Induction 4pm. - Rain Date May 22
  You can view all 2021 Hall of Fame inductees by clicking here.
• May 22, Saturday
  National Maritime Day and Lightship Overfalls (LV-118) opens to the public
• June 16, Wednesday
  Overfalls Family Program (3rd Wednesday, June - August)
• June 26, Saturday, 5-7 pm
  Sundowner Event (4th Saturday) - Details To Be Announced
• July 21, Wednesday
  Overfalls Family Program (3rd Wednesday, June - August)
• July 24, Saturday, 5-7 pm
  Sundowner Event (4th Saturday, June - September)
• Lightship Masthead View of Lewes Delaware
  A 360 degree view of Lewes Delaware from above the mast of our lightship.
• 2021 Overfalls Foundation Scholarship Awards
  Overfalls 2021 Scholarship applications are now being accepted. Applications are available from Cape Henlopen High School guidance counselors.
• WBOC Highlights the Lightship
  During WBOC's February 25, 2020 evening broadcast their “Proud To Serve” segment with Chopper 16 highlighted the Lightship. Click here to view.
• WBOC Soaring Over the Shore
  During WBOC's February 25, 2021 evening broadcast Madeleine Overturf featured the Lightship. Click here to view.
• Delaware Museum Association Features the Overfalls Lightship
  The Delaware Museum Association highlights the restoration work done by the Overfalls' Dirty Hands Gang. Click here to read their website article.
 
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