The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control’s Cape Henlopen State Park will host the World War I Mobile Museum on Dec. 3-8 at the Fort Miles Museum and Historic Area, 15099 Cape Henlopen Drive, Lewes.
Visitors can explore and celebrate the centennial anniversary of WWI inside the Fort Miles Museum and learn what soldiers experienced in this global conflict through exhibits, artifacts and special presentations. Guest presenters will include State Cultural Preservation Spc. John P. McCarthy, retired U.S. Navy Capt. 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 museum event is free. Tours of WWII Battery 519 will be available for $5.
This program is partially funded by a grant from the Delaware Humanities Forum, a state program of the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Hours for the WWI Mobile Museum are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 3, 4, 5 and 8; and 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Dec. 6 and 7. For a detailed schedule, visit destateparks.com/history/fortmiles.
For more, call 644-5007.