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Governor Ross Mansion and Plantation

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This 1850s-era plantation features the mansion, a fine example

of Italian Villa architecture; a granary, carriage house, and

unique renovated log slave quarters (the only registered slave

quarters in Delaware). New addition: the gatehouse/gift shop,

a restored honeymoon cottage built for the son of the Governor,

and moved to the plantation.

Location: PO Box 393, RD 1, N Pine St, Seaford Delaware 19973 Telephone Toll Free: 302-628-9500

Other History nearby:
(Rehoboth Beach) Anna Hazard Museum
(Frederica) Barratt's Chapel and Museum
(Cambridge) Bazel Church
(Cambridge) Brannock Maritime Museum
(Seaford) Burton Brothers Hardware
(Lewes) Cannonball House Marine Museum

05/06 Coming to The Seaford area
Atlantic City Beer and Music Festival Atlantic City NJ April5-6 Over 90 different breweries from around the corner and across the country will showcase their unique libations.
Dewey Beach PopFest Dewey Beach DE April12-13 Features three nights of showcase performances and two days of demo and mentoring sessions, tradeshow, and industry events.
National Cherry Blossom Festival Washington DC March20-April14 The nation’s greatest springtime celebration unites for four spectacular weekends including the Cherry Blossom Parade.
Pork in the Park BBQ Festival Salisbury MD April19-21 Follow your nose to the Pork in the Park BBQ Festival. Celebrating its 10th anniversary, this Eastern Shore staple will be served up April 19-21st at Salisbury's WinterPlace Park.
Galena Dogwood Festival Galena MD May4 The annual Galena Dogwood Festival is will take place throughout Galena. The parade will have a War of 1812 theme.
Dover Days Festival Dover DE May3-5 As one of the longest running festivals in the state of Delaware, Dover Days dates back to 1933. What started as a garden tour staged by the Dover Garden Club, has now become an annual time to remember First State heritage with community spirit and an entertaining festival of family events.