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Governor Ross Mansion, Seaford

#226 of 329 in Things to do in Delaware
Landmark · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
Explore the restored and fully furnished ca. 1859 Victorian Italianate mansion of Governor William Ross.See the only documented log slave quarter in the State of Delaware. Enjoy 20 acres of the original 1,398 that include a granary, stable, smokehouse, and corn cribs. Explore a “Honeymoon Cottage” likely built from a pattern book and located on the property.

The Seaford Historical Society owns and operates this beautiful historic site. Visit our website for more information.

The Governor Ross Plantation may be rented for events, weddings, and photography shoots. Contact the office at (302) 628 - 9828 for more information.
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  • I attended a wedding for a family member on the grounds of the mansion. What a beautiful venue! The reception was held in a banquet hall on the grounds and it was the perfect setting!  more »
  • Another architectural tour on our east coast road trip. Not of the Newport, RI coastal mansions, but a very large house that examines how the wealthy live. Fun tour and if nothing else an...  more »
  • That hall was amazing very big and clean its beautiful I would have all my events there! Love it!!
  • It was great tore the volenteers were very explanatory enough to understand all your surrounding. Very educational for younger kids.

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