Fort Miles Historical Association

Cape Henlopen State Park
Lewes, DE 19958

(302) 645-0753

DISCOVER BATTERY 519 TOURS - Battery 519 began construction in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to learn what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from them. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. Visit website for schedule. $5 per person BATTERY 519 LANTERN TOURS - In 1943, World War II was in full swing, but it was much different than anticipated. Tour Battery 519 by lantern light and learn about U-boats on the prowl, sailors in distress and what World War II turned out to be for soldiers stationed at Fort Miles. For ages 10 and older with a paying adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. $5 per person. Visit website for schedule. FORT MILES HISTORICAL ASSOCIATION FILM AND LECTURE SERIES - Select Saturdays 1-3 p.m. For more information on the film and lecture series please call: 302-645-0753. Seating is limited to 60 and tickets are available that day in the Fort Miles Museum. SPECIAL EVENT - DELAWARE GOES TO WAR - Saturday, April 25 - 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. On May 8, 1945 the allies declared victory in Europe in World War II. Fort Miles will celebrate the victory in our annual living history event. See firing demonstrations, learn about garrison life at Fort Miles, see guest speakers, live music, and watch a recreation of the surrender of U-858. The Fort Miles Museum will be open for $5 per person. For more information call (302) 644-5007. Fort Miles Historical Association (FMHA) Monthly board meetings are open to members and are held at 8:30 a.m. on the fourth Saturday of each month in Battery 519. For more information about membership, future events and volunteering, visit the FMHA website at

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Phone 302-645-8073
Toll-Free 877-465-3937

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Chamber Hours of Operation

Year Round
M-F 10am - 4pm
Memorial Day thru Sept. 30th
Saturday 9am - 3pm
Sunday 10am - 2pm