posted on June 25, 2014 15:03
Cape May-Lewes Ferry 50th Anniversary Dedication Ceremony
Milestone Celebration Set for June 29 at the Lewes Ferry Terminal
WHAT: On Sunday, June 29, Delaware Governor Jack Markell, Lewes Mayor Ted Becker will join with Delaware River and Bay Authority (DRBA) Commissioners, past and present and Cape May Lewes Ferry (CMLF) representatives for a dedication ceremony to commemorate the Cape May – Lewes Ferry’s 50th Anniversary.
The ceremony will include the unveiling of the commemorative brick paver patio and placement of time capsule and dedication of the Commissioners Plaque. The ceremony is open to the public.
WHO: Delaware Governor Jack Markell; Lewes Mayor Ted Becker; DRBA Vice Chairman Bill Lowe; DRBA Executive Director Scott Green; and Heath Gehrke, CMLF Director of Operations.
WHEN: Sunday, June 29 at 4:15 p.m. at the Lewes Ferry Terminal Patio behind the terminal building near the Sailor’s Memorial; 43 Cape Henlopen Drive; Lewes, DE
WHY: The Cape May – Lewes Ferry, which connects the Twin Capes region of Cape May, NJ and Lewes, DE, began operations on July 1, 1964. During the past five decades, the Ferry has transported more than 43 million people and 14 million vehicles across the Delaware Bay. Cars from each of the 50 states and numerous foreign countries have made the ferry trip and over one billion miles have been covered during the 50 years of round trip travel. The Ferry is one of the lasting Delaware Bay hallmarks.