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Governor Ross Mansion and Plantation


Walk back into time when life was more gracious. Explore a complete Victorian Italianate mansion with slave quarters, barns, sheds and spacious grounds. Learn what life was like before the Civil War, why a popular Delaware governor was smuggled to England with a Federal warrant out for his arrest and how the “War of Northern Aggression” changed life forever.
Located on Ross Station Road one mile north Seaford.

  • Hours: Open for tours Saturday 1-4, Fourth Sunday each month 1-4
  • Group Friendly:
99 Kings Highway • Dover, DE 19901 • 1-866-284-7483
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