Lewes Boathouse

Open to the public

Currently used as a(n) Museum

The Lewes Boathouse was built in 1884

This Boathouse (Unclassified) Boathouse was designed by J. Lake Parkinson?


This station building's condition is Excellent


This station building is not endangered or threatened


This building was Moved

Station closed in 1968 and turned over to GSA in 1969. Boathouse survives but was moved off site and is the Lewes Life-Saving Station Boathouse, a museum exhibit.

Boathouse was donated to the Lewes Historical Society in 1979 by the Pilots' Association for the Bay and River Delaware which owns the 1938 Lewes Coast Guard Station.


Open to the public  - Check with site for hours of operation

Pilottown Road & Shipcarpenter Street
Lewes DE 19958

Owner Information

The Lewes Historical Society
110 Shipcarpenter Street

Lewes, DE 19958

(302) 654-7670

[email protected]

If you have questions, please contact:

Michael DiPaolo
Executive Director