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  • Sussex County Heritage three-guided bus tours to begin Sept. 28

  • The Sussex County Heritage three-guided bus tours will begin on Sept. 28.
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  • The Sussex County Heritage three-guided bus tours will begin on Sept. 28.
    The first bus tour will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Stops include picking apples at T.S. Smith and Sons Apple Orchard, you-pick vegetable farms, Hopkins Dairy Farm and Creamery among other agritourism highlights throughout Sussex County.
    The second tour will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Oct. 12. Participants will learn about Southern Delaware's struggle with the issues of slavery, freedom and the years of the Civil War. Stops include the Confederate Memorial in Georgetown, Governor Ross Mansion and slave quarters in Seaford and the Middle Point Mason-Dixon Monument in Delmar.
    The last tour will be held from 4 to 10:30 p.m. on Oct. 19. Southern Delaware's haunted sites, spirits and urban legends will be featured on this tour. Stops on the Haunted Southern Delaware Tour include the Cannonball House in Lewes, haunted hotels, the Screams at the Beach attraction in Georgetown and the Unknown Sailors Graveyard at the Lewes Ferry Terminal.
    All three bus tours will begin and end at the Cape May-Lewes Ferry terminal, 43 Cape Henlopen Drive, Lewes. Tickets for each tour are $40 and one meal is included.
    Tickets need to be purchased in advanced by calling (302) 645-7670 ext. 10.
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