Lewes, pronounced Loois, is situated where the Atlantic Ocean meets the Delaware Bay. Lewes offers a quiet, yet progressive, town. This walking town offers modern and historical homes, delicious eateries and quaint places to play. Founded in 1671, the townspeople have taken great pride in their historic heritage. Ships Carpenter Square is a historic preservation community offering homes from the 18th and 19th centuries. Cape Henlopen State Park is one of Delaware's best kept secrets and is #1 on Beth's list of things to see. Miles of bird sanctuaries, hiking trails and beaches, this state park is a true gem.