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Zwaanendael Museum announces winners of its “Uniquely Lewes” photo contest

The results are in for “Uniquely Lewes,” the Zwaanendael Museum’s first virtual photo contest which challenged amateur photographers to submit images of what makes Lewes unique.

And the winners are …

Photo of "Can't Be Crabby" by Morgan McGinnis
First place: “Can’t Be Crabby” by Morgan McGinnis
Photo of "Reflecting" by Jeff Lusk
Second place: “Reflecting” by Jeff Lusk
Photo of "Delaware Breakwater East End Light at Sunset" by Barb Moulinier
Third place: “Delaware Breakwater East End Light at Sunset” by Barb Moulinier

Submissions to the “Uniquely Lewes” photography contest were accepted online between July 8 and 15, 2020 via the Zwaanendael Museum’s Facebook page. A total of 23 photos were accepted for participation in the contest. These images were posted on the museum’s Facebook page where followers were asked to “vote” for the winning photographs by “liking” or reacting to the individual photos. Votes were collected for one week from July 16 to 23, 2020. The three photos with the top number of reactions were deemed the first-, second- and third-place winners and were awarded corresponding prizes.

The winning photographs will be posted on Zwaanendael Museum and Delaware Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs social media platforms and will also be printed and displayed in the outdoor kiosk next to the museum on Kings Highway.

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