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92 - CAPE GAZETTE, Friday, Nov. 19 - Nov. 22, 2004 Tour Continued from page 91 side Lewes in an area named Rabbit's Ferry, the house was built about 1741 and enlarged about 1761. It exhibits beautiful paneling on both fireplace walls and retains its original brick nog- gin. The shop will be open Saturday, Dec. I1 and 18 for holi- day shoppers. • Ellegood House and Blacksmith Shop, Lewes Historical Complex, Third and Shipcarpenter streets. The Ellegood House, circa 1800, and the Blacksmith Shop, circa 1790, from Chestnut SUreet in Lewes, compose the Historical Society's Gift Shop, where a selection of handcrafted Christmas orna- ments, Delaware books, Lewes Historical Society mementoes and other items await visitors. • Midway School No. 178, Lewes Historical Complex, Third & Shipcarpenter streets. Built in 1898 adjacent to the Rehoboth Presbyterian Church in Midway, this school was active until the late 1930s. Acquired and restored in 2000, educational program- ming is carried out year-round for all age groups. During the house tour, a gingerbread demonstration for children will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. at the school. • Bruce and Jane Fitzgerald residence,. 416 Pilottown Road. Beginning life on Second Street in the mid-17th century, the origi- nal front part of the house has been lovingly restored. The house grew again in the 1850s with the addition of a kitchen and again in 1998 when a great room was added. Visitors shouldn't miss the cottage behind the house. • Maull House, Daughters of the American Revolution, Col. David Hall Chapter, 536 Pilottown Road. This Lewes landmark is in its original loca- tion. The rear wing was added about 1890. Restoration revealed the large fireplace with a huge oak lintel, bricks in a herringbone])at- tern and buried brick hearth. The early Maulls were pilots, shipcar- penters and farmers. This house became the property of Thomas Maull in 1836; Maull was the grandson of John Maull, the early settler who died in 1753. • The Wilmington College Lewes Conference C.enter, 16 Shipcarpenter Square. History for Steppin' Continued from page 91 • Caf SOIL: 44 Baltimore Ave. Guitarist Bruce Anthony on Thursdays_F0r information, call 227-7107, • Cnf6 'Zeus: 37 Wilmington Ave. Sundays, DJ music. Friday, Dec. 3 - Vessa with David Zipse. For information, call 226-0400. • Cloud 9:234 Rehoboth Ave. For information, call 226-1999. Thursdays, Players Club jam session. • Dogfish Head Brewings & Eats: 320 Rehoboth Ave. Saturday, NoV. 20 - Cliff Hillis; For information, call 226-BREW. • Espuma: 28 Wilmington Ave. Mondays, Keith Mack on acoustic guitar. For information, call 227-4199. • Frogg Pond: First Street and Rehoboth Avenue. Every Sunday and Tuesday through Thursday, Karaoke with Dave and R.C. Saturday, Nov. 20- Jazzam. For information, call 227-2234. • Sydney's Blues & Jazz Restaurant: 25 Christian St. Friday, Nov. 19 - lower case blues; Saturday, Nov. 20 - Elwood Bishop and No Byscuyt; Sunday, Nov. 28 - Blues-A- this Victorian house began in 1879, when sea captain James Orton, who was lost at sea soon after construction, built it. This series of sad events turned posi- tive when Jim Ford - now Lewes mayor- and David Dutton bought the house in 1984, moved it from Fourth Street and Savannah Road to its present-location, and com- pletely and authentically restored it to its former glory. It was pur- chased by Wilmington Col!ege in 1987. • Chris Holt and Emory Bevill residence, 30 Shipcarpenter Square. The original part of this elegant house once served as the toll house for the Market Street Bridge across the canal. The house includes work by local artists Julie Molyneux and Nick Serratore, and photographs of churches Holt and Bevill have collected on their travels. • SL George's AME Ihurch, 317 Park Avenue. The first bishop of the African Methodist Episcopal Church, Richard Allen, is tied to the history of St. George'L A slave who had pu r- chased his freedom as a young man and hauled salt from this area for the Revolutionary War effort, Allen fostered religious fervor in Nova; Friday and Saturday, Nov. 26-27 - The Roger Girke band; Saturday, Dec. 4 - The Danny Morris Band; Sunday, Dec. 5 - Juke Joint Jokers. For informa- tion, call 227-1339. slaves whom he met along the wagon routes. It was from one of these "meeting places" that grew into today's Lewes congregation. • Beth Hochholzer residence, 407 Park Avenue. Good planning and organization make this "small wonder" of a house built in 1999 a showcase for Lewes talent: the architectural designer was John Lester; the builder Jeff Williamson; the landscaper Chris Valenti and artwork by Connie Costigan and Michael Krausz decorate the walls. • Bethel United Methodist Church, Fourth and Market streets. Methodism arrived in Lewes Oct. 30, 1739 when the Rev. George Whitefield estab- lished the first Methodist Society of America, but this society only lasted from November 1739 to September 1742. This current stonechurch was constructed in 1910 and dedicated in 1911. The current church has beautiful stained glass and of particular note is the depiction of the Passion in Gethsemane. • Groome United Methodist Church, Savannah Road and Dewey Avenue. The formation of a Methodist Episcopal congrega- tion was undertaken in Lewes in 1904, and land was purchased on the corner of South Street (now Savannah) and Dewey Avenue from Ann Groome. Construction began in 1907 and this church was occupied the following year. • Dorothy Greet residence, 116 Washington Avenue. Surprises galore greet visitors to this house that was probably moved to its present location in 1890 when .Washington Avenue was laid out. A major renovation was undertaken in 1999, resulting Continued on page 94 Abruzzi Style Pizzeria, Restaurant & Bar "Another" reason to visit Bethany Beach! Specializing in Veal, Pasta & Pizza Rt. 26 Mall, Bethany Beach 302-539-3700 Open Year Round Wed. - Sat. 11 am 'til 9 pm - Wednesdays • Baked Pasta Night (includes Soup • Salad & Dessert $12) Every Thursday • "Live Trivia Night" Great Prizes & Drinks Specials 2 for $22 (includes two appetizers & two entrees) Kids under 10 EAT FREE!(special Kids'Menu) Even Oay 5p= - 6p= t Casual Waterfront Dining 210 River Road * Oak Orchard * 945-3600 SUNDAY Fried Oyster Dinner $1Z95 Tender fried oysters, fried to a golden brown, served with potato  vegetable, includes house salad and bread bar. MONDV'AY Pizza and Beer Party $1.oo off all pizzas. $2.0O Long Necks. Hot Wings $5.00 a dozen. TUESDAY Fried Crab Cake DinnerS12.95 Our lump crab cake sawed with potato and vegetable, includes house salad and bread bar. Fried Chicken Dinner $10.95 A four piece fried chicken platter served with biscuit, mashed potato and corn, includes house salad and bread bar. THURSDAY Burger Night $6.95 Our 1/2 lb. certified Angus burger served with french fries and cole slaw. 1/2 price margaritas, too! NOW 9ilUN6 RESi]NAHOHS FOR THANKSGIVING BINNER I  u/Scounft'-o iooKafGroups of for more. iiNi}:: UR HOLIDAY PARTIES, N!: i::::i:.,;::::! $ 1 :.:T   : ...................................... ;:}.." "' • • Thank You,for choosing Serendipity Restaurt ] } ii:;i: m Unexpected Pleasure. J ' ...... " 4 p.m. till close * No substitutions, please. 92 - CAPE GAZETTE, Friday, Nov. 19 - Nov. 22, 2004 Tour Continued from page 91 side Lewes in an area named Rabbit's Ferry, the house was built about 1741 and enlarged about 1761. It exhibits beautiful paneling on both fireplace walls and retains its original brick nog- gin. The shop will be open Saturday, Dec. I1 and 18 for holi- day shoppers. • Ellegood House and Blacksmith Shop, Lewes Historical Complex, Third and Shipcarpenter streets. The Ellegood House, circa 1800, and the Blacksmith Shop, circa 1790, from Chestnut SUreet in Lewes, compose the Historical Society's Gift Shop, where a selection of handcrafted Christmas orna- ments, Delaware books, Lewes Historical Society mementoes and other items await visitors. • Midway School No. 178, Lewes Historical Complex, Third & Shipcarpenter streets. Built in 1898 adjacent to the Rehoboth Presbyterian Church in Midway, this school was active until the late 1930s. Acquired and restored in 2000, educational program- ming is carried out year-round for all age groups. During the house tour, a gingerbread demonstration for children will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. at the school. • Bruce and Jane Fitzgerald residence,. 416 Pilottown Road. Beginning life on Second Street in the mid-17th century, the origi- nal front part of the house has been lovingly restored. The house grew again in the 1850s with the addition of a kitchen and again in 1998 when a great room was added. Visitors shouldn't miss the cottage behind the house. • Maull House, Daughters of the American Revolution, Col. David Hall Chapter, 536 Pilottown Road. This Lewes landmark is in its original loca- tion. The rear wing was added about 1890. Restoration revealed the large fireplace with a huge oak lintel, bricks in a herringbone])at- tern and buried brick hearth. The early Maulls were pilots, shipcar- penters and farmers. This house became the property of Thomas Maull in 1836; Maull was the grandson of John Maull, the early settler who died in 1753. • The Wilmington College Lewes Conference C.enter, 16 Shipcarpenter Square. History for Steppin' Continued from page 91 • Caf SOIL: 44 Baltimore Ave. Guitarist Bruce Anthony on Thursdays_F0r information, call 227-7107, • Cnf6 'Zeus: 37 Wilmington Ave. Sundays, DJ music. Friday, Dec. 3 - Vessa with David Zipse. For information, call 226-0400. • Cloud 9:234 Rehoboth Ave. For information, call 226-1999. Thursdays, Players Club jam session. • Dogfish Head Brewings & Eats: 320 Rehoboth Ave. Saturday, NoV. 20 - Cliff Hillis; For information, call 226-BREW. • Espuma: 28 Wilmington Ave. Mondays, Keith Mack on acoustic guitar. For information, call 227-4199. • Frogg Pond: First Street and Rehoboth Avenue. Every Sunday and Tuesday through Thursday, Karaoke with Dave and R.C. Saturday, Nov. 20- Jazzam. For information, call 227-2234. • Sydney's Blues & Jazz Restaurant: 25 Christian St. Friday, Nov. 19 - lower case blues; Saturday, Nov. 20 - Elwood Bishop and No Byscuyt; Sunday, Nov. 28 - Blues-A- this Victorian house began in 1879, when sea captain James Orton, who was lost at sea soon after construction, built it. This series of sad events turned posi- tive when Jim Ford - now Lewes mayor- and David Dutton bought the house in 1984, moved it from Fourth Street and Savannah Road to its present-location, and com- pletely and authentically restored it to its former glory. It was pur- chased by Wilmington Col!ege in 1987. • Chris Holt and Emory Bevill residence, 30 Shipcarpenter Square. The original part of this elegant house once served as the toll house for the Market Street Bridge across the canal. The house includes work by local artists Julie Molyneux and Nick Serratore, and photographs of churches Holt and Bevill have collected on their travels. • SL George's AME Ihurch, 317 Park Avenue. The first bishop of the African Methodist Episcopal Church, Richard Allen, is tied to the history of St. George'L A slave who had pu r- chased his freedom as a young man and hauled salt from this area for the Revolutionary War effort, Allen fostered religious fervor in Nova; Friday and Saturday, Nov. 26-27 - The Roger Girke band; Saturday, Dec. 4 - The Danny Morris Band; Sunday, Dec. 5 - Juke Joint Jokers. For informa- tion, call 227-1339. slaves whom he met along the wagon routes. It was from one of these "meeting places" that grew into today's Lewes congregation. • Beth Hochholzer residence, 407 Park Avenue. Good planning and organization make this "small wonder" of a house built in 1999 a showcase for Lewes talent: the architectural designer was John Lester; the builder Jeff Williamson; the landscaper Chris Valenti and artwork by Connie Costigan and Michael Krausz decorate the walls. • Bethel United Methodist Church, Fourth and Market streets. Methodism arrived in Lewes Oct. 30, 1739 when the Rev. George Whitefield estab- lished the first Methodist Society of America, but this society only lasted from November 1739 to September 1742. This current stonechurch was constructed in 1910 and dedicated in 1911. The current church has beautiful stained glass and of particular note is the depiction of the Passion in Gethsemane. • Groome United Methodist Church, Savannah Road and Dewey Avenue. The formation of a Methodist Episcopal congrega- tion was undertaken in Lewes in 1904, and land was purchased on the corner of South Street (now Savannah) and Dewey Avenue from Ann Groome. Construction began in 1907 and this church was occupied the following year. • Dorothy Greet residence, 116 Washington Avenue. Surprises galore greet visitors to this house that was probably moved to its present location in 1890 when .Washington Avenue was laid out. A major renovation was undertaken in 1999, resulting Continued on page 94 Abruzzi Style Pizzeria, Restaurant & Bar "Another" reason to visit Bethany Beach! Specializing in Veal, Pasta & Pizza Rt. 26 Mall, Bethany Beach 302-539-3700 Open Year Round Wed. - Sat. 11 am 'til 9 pm - Wednesdays • Baked Pasta Night (includes Soup • Salad & Dessert $12) Every Thursday • "Live Trivia Night" Great Prizes & Drinks Specials 2 for $22 (includes two appetizers & two entrees) Kids under 10 EAT FREE!(special Kids'Menu) Even Oay 5p= - 6p= t Casual Waterfront Dining 210 River Road * Oak Orchard * 945-3600 SUNDAY Fried Oyster Dinner $1Z95 Tender fried oysters, fried to a golden brown, served with potato  vegetable, includes house salad and bread bar. MONDV'AY Pizza and Beer Party $1.oo off all pizzas. $2.0O Long Necks. Hot Wings $5.00 a dozen. TUESDAY Fried Crab Cake DinnerS12.95 Our lump crab cake sawed with potato and vegetable, includes house salad and bread bar. Fried Chicken Dinner $10.95 A four piece fried chicken platter served with biscuit, mashed potato and corn, includes house salad and bread bar. THURSDAY Burger Night $6.95 Our 1/2 lb. certified Angus burger served with french fries and cole slaw. 1/2 price margaritas, too! NOW 9ilUN6 RESi]NAHOHS FOR THANKSGIVING BINNER I  u/Scounft'-o iooKafGroups of for more. iiNi}:: UR HOLIDAY PARTIES, N!: i::::i:.,;::::! $ 1 :.:T   : ...................................... ;:}.." "' • • Thank You,for choosing Serendipity Restaurt ] } ii:;i: m Unexpected Pleasure. J ' ...... " 4 p.m. till close * No substitutions, please.