Grades 4-12 All Day Tour at Two Sites
Part 1: Governor Ross Farm (2.5 hours)
- Tour the Ross Mansion and Slave Quarter
- Compare the lives of the enslaved to those of slaveholders
- Learn about the economic impact of Governor Ross’s efforts to bring the railroad to Seaford
- Play Victorian-era games and observe a working loom
- Opportunity to purchase Victorian toys, books, ornaments, etc. at the gift shop ($0.25 – $20)
- Ross Station Event Center available for lunch (not provided)
Part 2: The Seaford Museum (2 hours)
- Follow a timeline of Delaware and U.S. history from our first inhabitants to the dawn of the 21st Century.
- Identify local natural resources and economic factors relating to trade, growth of a town, child labor laws, the poultry industry, and DuPont nylon.
- Experience hands-on activities
- Learn about Harriet Tubman leading Tilly to freedom though Seaford
- Opportunity to purchase books and gifts of local interest, including Harriet Tubman and railroads.
Tours can be modified to meet academic needs
All Day Tours: $6.00 per person
Minimum number of students: 15
One Adult Required for every 10 Students
1 staff member admitted free for every 10 students
No Tours Scheduled on Fridays or Saturdays
For more information: email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 302-628-9828