Rehoboth Beach Historical Tours Resume

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Walking tours resume on June 29 starting at 9 a.m. at the bandstand. Look for the pink umbrella held by tour guide Jean Brolund. The tour is a 50-minute gentle stroll around downtown. The cost of the tour is $10. Reservations are required.

Starting June 22, the Rehoboth Beach Museum hosts guided history tours of the city on the Jolly Trolley. Tours last approximately 50 minutes and include a welcome from the Reverend Todd, founder of the Rehoboth Camp Meeting Association, and a lady parishioner at the historic Anna Hazzard Tent House, below, where the tours begin and end.

The Rehoboth Beach Historical Society promotes education about the history of Rehoboth Beach and operates the Rehoboth Beach Museum. Memberships are available. For more information please visit www.rehobothbeachmuseum.org.

Members of the public who are looking for volunteer opportunities are encouraged to contact the Rehoboth Beach Historical Society. Volunteer opportunities include greeting visitors, working with the archives and completing research on objects in the permanent collection. Volunteers can work for a few hours a month or a regular weekly schedule.

Those interested are encouraged to call (302) 227-7310 and ask for the museum director, Nancy Alexander. The museum is at 511 Rehoboth Avenue. Museum hours through October 31 are Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Photo courtesy Rehoboth Beach Historical Society