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Regional Sites-DE, NY, PA

The Delaware Bay, Hudson River, NY/NJ Harbor and the Atlantic Ocean have not only brought coastal heritage to New Jersey Shores, but to Delaware, New York and Pennsylvania as well. Below is a listing of regional sites to explore.


Information provided by the Delaware Sea Grant Program and Lewes Historical Society

Cannonball House Maritime Museum
118 Front Street

Lewes, DE 19958

Delaware Breakwater East End Lighthouse
Off the coast of Cape Henlopen State Park
Lewes, DE 19958

Fenwick Island Lighthouse
Route 3
Fenwick Island, DE 19944

Fort Miles
Cape Henlopen State Park
Lewes, DE 19958

Harbor of Refuge Lighthouse
Off the coast of Cape Henlopen State Park
Lewes, DE 19958

Indian River Life-Saving Station
Delaware Seashore State Park
25039 Coastal Highway
Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971

Lewes Life-Saving Station Boathouse
Shipcarpenter Street & the Canal
Lewes, DE 19958

Lightship Overfalls
Operated by the Overfalls Maritime Museum Foundation
Shipcarpenter Street & the Canal
Lewes, DE 19958


Information provided by the New York Sea Grant Program and the New York – New Jersey Harbor Estuary Program

Castle Clinton National Monument
Battery Park
New York, NY 10004

Fort Wadsworth
210 New York Ave.
Staten Island, NY

Governors Island National Monument
Ferry- Battery Maritime Building
10 South Street - Slip 7
New York, NY 10004

Harbor Defense Museum of Fort Hamilton
230 Sheridan Loop
Brooklyn, NY 11252

Intrepid Sea-Air-Space Museum
Pier 86, W 46th St and 12th Ave
New York, NY 10036

Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian
The George Gustav Heye Center
One Bowling Green
New York, NY 10004

South Street Seaport Museum
12 Fulton Street
New York, New York 10038

Statue of Liberty National Monument & Ellis Island
Liberty Island
New York, NY 10004


Information provided by the Pennsylvania Sea Grant Program

American Swedish Historical Museum
1900 Pattison Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19145

Bartram’s Garden
54th St and Lindbergh Blvd
Philadelphia, PA 19143

Boathouse Row
Kelly Dr
Philadelphia, PA

Fairmount Water Works
640 Waterworks Dr
Philadelphia, PA 19130

Fort Mifflin
1 Fort Mifflin Rd
Philadelphia, PA 19153