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George H.P. Smith Park is located at the end of Dupont Avenue, where there is a paved parking lot right next to the Children's Playground. Smith Park boasts a pond shaded with native flora and inhabited by indigenous fauna, that is the perfect place for a family picinic and exercise. Facilities to help make your visit enjoyable include a fenced children's playground, a butterfly garden, a walking path with benches and a horseshoe pit. Fishing is allowed and encouraged. Grills and picnic tables are located near the island pavillion at the back of the Park. Named for former five-term Lewes Mayor George H.P. Smith. Mayor Smith was first appointed to fill a city council vacancy in 1976 and was elected to the position of Mayor in 1994 and re-elected four times. Former Mayor Smith was a longtime city councilman, mayor, educator and a man who will be remembered for his dedication to the city and his compassion for others. He died on September 11, 2005 at the age of 74.

George H.P. Smith Park



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