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REHOBOTH BEACH, DELAWARE

Delaware on the Front Lines and Women Spies: From the American Revolution to WWII

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Program #12378RJ
4 Days | 3 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Easy
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
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Itinerary for Nov 10 — Nov 13, 2014

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Type: Inn

Description: Located on the waterfront in the heart of Historic Lewes, DE. All accommodations are generously sized and most feature a balcony overlooking the Lewes Harbor. The Inn is centrally located from unique shopping, the beach and historic sites.

Contact info:
122 Market Street
Lewes, DE 19958 USA
phone: 888-644-1911
web: www.theinnatcanalsquare.com

Room amenities: Most rooms feature a balcony overlooking the Lewes Harbor. All rooms have flat screen TVs with cable and HBO, complimentary high speed Internet access, mini refrigerators, hair dryers, and coffee makers.

Facility amenities: The lobby, with a fireplace, offers comfortable seating for quiet conversations, reading, and relaxation. The Inn also provides a guest fitness room, on on-site massage studio. Ample free on-site parking is available to their guests.Complimentary wireless internet access throughout hotel

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: Varies
Call (toll free) 1-888-644-1911 for rates for additional nights. Reference Road Scholar.

Check in time: 3:00 PM


Day One: Monday, November 10 - Warm Welcome!/Woman Who Spied!
Afternoon: Introductions/Orientation/Social Hour

Dinner: Enjoy a delicious catered dinner with salad and choice of entree.

Evening: Meet women spies from the American Revolution, the Civil War, and WWII in this informative and entertaining interpretive performance.

Lodging: The Inn at Canal Square

Meals Included: Dinner
Type: Inn

Description: Located on the waterfront in the heart of Historic Lewes, DE. All accommodations are generously sized and most feature a balcony overlooking the Lewes Harbor. The Inn is centrally located from unique shopping, the beach and historic sites.

Contact info:
122 Market Street
Lewes, DE 19958 USA
phone: 888-644-1911
web: www.theinnatcanalsquare.com

Room amenities: Most rooms feature a balcony overlooking the Lewes Harbor. All rooms have flat screen TVs with cable and HBO, complimentary high speed Internet access, mini refrigerators, hair dryers, and coffee makers.

Facility amenities: The lobby, with a fireplace, offers comfortable seating for quiet conversations, reading, and relaxation. The Inn also provides a guest fitness room, on on-site massage studio. Ample free on-site parking is available to their guests.Complimentary wireless internet access throughout hotel

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: Varies
Call (toll free) 1-888-644-1911 for rates for additional nights. Reference Road Scholar.

Check in time: 3:00 PM


Day Two: Tuesday, November 11 - Lively discussion on Delaware's role during WW-II
Breakfast: Hotel Dining

Morning: Lecture on the part Delaware played during WW-II by a local expert and director of Fort Miles.

Lunch: Lunch at the beautiful Victorian house "The Buttery"- one of Lewes' most popular restaurants

Afternoon: Following lunch, we will enjoy a private tour of the Zwaanendael Museum. This museum was built in 1931 to commemorate the 300th anniversary of the state's first European colony, Swanendael, established by the Dutch in 1631. The 2nd Floor Exhibit pays tribute to the War of 1812. Following the tour, please enjoy time to further explore the shops and downtown area or relax at the waterfront hotel.

Dinner: Local Restaurant

Evening: "Women Spies of World War II"- "Rosie the Riveter" is the iconic image of women who played an important role during WWII in support of the war effort. However, the participation of women in clandestine operations behind the scenes was a role that few could have imagined at the time. That information was held in classified files in national archives for many years following the war. Through lecture, historical footage of the era, and interviews of women who risked their lives to aid in the allied effort, this course will introduce women spies and resistance fighters--unsung heroes--whose selfless efforts helped the allies win the war.

Lodging: The Inn at Canal Square

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Inn

Description: Located on the waterfront in the heart of Historic Lewes, DE. All accommodations are generously sized and most feature a balcony overlooking the Lewes Harbor. The Inn is centrally located from unique shopping, the beach and historic sites.

Contact info:
122 Market Street
Lewes, DE 19958 USA
phone: 888-644-1911
web: www.theinnatcanalsquare.com

Room amenities: Most rooms feature a balcony overlooking the Lewes Harbor. All rooms have flat screen TVs with cable and HBO, complimentary high speed Internet access, mini refrigerators, hair dryers, and coffee makers.

Facility amenities: The lobby, with a fireplace, offers comfortable seating for quiet conversations, reading, and relaxation. The Inn also provides a guest fitness room, on on-site massage studio. Ample free on-site parking is available to their guests.Complimentary wireless internet access throughout hotel

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: Varies
Call (toll free) 1-888-644-1911 for rates for additional nights. Reference Road Scholar.

Check in time: 3:00 PM


Day Three: Wednesday, November 12 - Delaware During WW-II, Historic Lewes, Female Spi...
Breakfast: Hotel Dining

Morning: Learn about the naval heritage of the state of Delaware as William Manthorpe presents "Delaware's Naval Heroes and their Battles"

Lunch: Lunch provided at Touch of Italy restaurant

Afternoon: Guided field trip to the WW-II Bunker at Fort Miles in Cape Henlope State Park. Lewes, Delaware - reveals it's pivotal role during WW-II. The Bunker was a key piece in the nation's coastal defense at that time.

Dinner: Hotel Dining

Evening: Enjoy a performance and lecture on "Songs of War"- Artistic Director of a local theatre company will provide insight and influence on the genres of music during wartime.

Lodging: The Inn at Canal Square

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day Four: Thursday, November 13 - Music of WWII
Breakfast: Hotel Dining Room

Morning: Weather permitting we will go on a walking tour showcasing Lewes-area maritime, military, and social history. The town of Lewes is Delaware's first European settlement by the Dutch in 1631 and a site of skirmishes during the War of 1812. Enjoy this final tour and a chance to say goodbye to historic Lewes!

Meals Included: Breakfast


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Lewes, DE
Lewes, DECharming, historic town situated where the Delaware Bay and Atlantic Ocean meet at Cape Henlopen, just north of Rehoboth Beach. Within a half-square mile you will find the historic district, museums, many inns, bed & breakfasts, fine restaurants, and a variety of fine shops - all in walking distance of one another.
For additional information, visit: www.leweschamber.com
Rehoboth Beach, DEInformation and Calendar of Events for Rehoboth Beach, DE and local area
For additional information, visit: www.beach-fun.com

Important information about your itinerary:
Please know that while we do everything we can to finalize all aspects of our programs well in advance, there are logistics that occasionally must be altered. Our website will reflect the most recent information, and we are committed to providing you with final program details no later than eight weeks prior to the start of programs outside the U.S. and three weeks prior to the start of programs within the U.S. If you ever have questions about your program, please don't hesitate to contact us and we will be happy to assist you.

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Included
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3 nights of accommodations
8 meals: 3 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 3 dinners
6 Expert-led lectures
2 Field trips
3 Performances

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