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Lewes is a city in Delaware.

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  1. Lewes proudly claims to be "The First Town in The First State."
  2. Lewes is a walking town. Within a half-square mile you will find the Historic district, museums, many Inns, Bed & Breakfasts, fine restaurants, and a variety of fine shops.
  3. Lewes is named after the town of Lewes in England.
  4. On 21 August 2013, a helicopter reportedly dumped $10,000 in multiple dollar bill denominations over Lewes Harbor in the fulfillment of a deceased local resident's last wish.
  5. Six men who served as Delaware governor were born in or made their home in Lewes.

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