DNREC’s Cape Henlopen State Park to host WW1 Mobile Museum Dec. 3 – 8

LEWES – DNREC’s Cape Henlopen State Park will host the WWI Mobile Museum for the second year at the Fort Miles Museum and Historic Area from Monday, Dec. 3 – Saturday, Dec. 8. Visitors can explore and celebrate the centennial anniversary of World War I inside the Fort Miles Museum.

Visitors can learn what soldiers experienced in this global conflict through exhibits, artifacts, and special presentations. The guest presenters will include State Cultural Preservation Specialist John P. McCarthy, retired U.S. Navy Captain William Manthorpe, Coastal Defense Study Group member Terry McGovern, Ebony Doughboys Living History group member Steven Jones, and Fort Miles Historical Interpreter Tyler Drieblatt.

The WWI Mobile Museum event is free. Tours of WWII Battery 519 will be available for $5.

For more information, contact the Fort Miles Orientation Building at 302-644-5007. For a detailed schedule, visit https://destateparks.com/History/FortMiles.

This program is partially funded by a grant from the Delaware Humanities Forum, a state program of the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Contact: Beth Shockley, DNREC Public Affairs, 302-739-9902

Vol. 48, No. 324