Overfalls monthly membership meeting set Nov. 8

To feature a presentation by Dr. Terry A. Bryan
This is an image of Newark town scrip from the Civil War. It has a vignette of the breakwater and Cape Henlopen taken from artwork by William Strickland, who engineered the breakwater in the 1820s. The H. Lighthouse is faint on the left at the top of the dune. The shorter range light in on the point of the Cape. Lewes is vaguely seen in the background.
November 4, 2013

The Friday, Nov. 8 membership meeting of the Lightship Overfalls Foundation will feature a presentation by Dr. Terry A. Bryan of Dover. Dr. Bryan’s presentation will talk about seals, coats of arms, heraldry and there significance. He will focus on the history and significance of the Delaware State Seal.

Bryan is a lifelong Delaware resident. He has degrees from Johns Hopkins University and received his D.M.D. degree from the University of Pennsylvania. His dental practice was in Dover. Since 1993 he has operated a mobile practice to nursing care facilities in Kent and Sussex counties.

He is a past trustee of the Delaware Historical Society. Over the years, Bryan has pursued his hobby of collecting and researching the history of Delaware artifacts. This accumulated knowledge is a significant part of his collection. He shares this information by making presentations, writing articles and participating in exhibits all over the state of Delaware. He has been an active speaker with the Academy of Lifelong Learning.

The meeting begins at 7:30 p.m. at the Net House in Lewes Canalfront Park on Pilottown Road, next to the Lightship Overfalls. For more information go to