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CPE GAZETTE, Friday, July 11 - July 17, 1997 - 27 LHS restocks "Lewes: A Town by the Sea" video It won't top the charts in your local video store. It can't begin to generate the excitement of a Steven Spielberg thriller. But the sell-out video entitled, ';Lewes: A Town By the Sea," is once again being made available by the Lewes Historical Society. town." He said profits from the sale of the video are being used to make another video for the Soci- ety. "We've started the bidding process for ou.r visitor center video and once we select a pro- duction company, I expect we'll complete most of the taping by September. The primary purpose of this new video will be to intro- duce visitors to the beautifully re- stored and furnished buildings maintMned by the Society." Since the video went on sale last November, nearly 400 copies have been sold. "Lewes: A Town By TheSea," is on sale for $24.95 at these Lewes locations: the Lewes Chamber of Commerce, Books By The Bay, Stepping Stone, and Dockside Gift Shop. The video is also available at the Historical Complex Gift Shop, Third and Shipcarpenter Streets. Produced as a 16-mm film by the Society in 1980, and made into a 30-minute VHS videotape last fall, the video charts the Dutch origins of the tqwn known as Zwaanendael. or Valley.of the Swan, in 1631, to its legacy as one of William Penn's vast land hold- rags. According to Judith Roberts, former Lewes Historical Society president and consultant for the original production, "The film is a window to the future of Lewes be- cause it marks where we've been and helps us understand where we're going." Her opening com- ments set the stage'for the video which begins with the Dutch set- tlement and takes viewers into the 20th century as it traces the town's more than 350-year histo- ry. Mike Tyler, Historical Society board member, said that "Lewes: A Town By The Sea", makes an ideal souvenir for a visitor to Lewes and. "it's a great way for everyone to become better ac- quainted with Delaware's oldest Sisters Continued from page 26 givers raising children today. She said that they need to be informed about disease prevention and oth- er health-related issues that affect African American women in order for them to pass on information to the young people in their homes. Savage is a public health coun- selor with Children and Family First. The women give up much of their Friday evening to gather and leaha more about health and lead- ership. Meeting from 6-8 p.m. each Friday at Children and Fami- lies First in Georgetown, they come from work, from job-related conferences, from their families. The youngest is 32; the oldest, 48; they come from different back- grounds, some work in the public health field, some in restaurants. some in poultry plants. 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