Grades 6-12 All Day Tour at Ross Farm

Tour Features

Tour the Mansion, Slave Quarter, Granary, Smokehouse, and Honeymoon Cottage

Compare the lives of the enslaved to those of slaveholders

Discover how Harriet Tubman and the slave, Tilly, escaped

Learn about a Civil War Southern sympathizer living in a border state.

Discover the economic importance of Governor Ross’s efforts to bring the railroad to Seaford

Compare fibers and view weaving on looms that are more than 100 years old

Participate in hands-on activities

Opportunity to purchase Victorian toys, books, ornaments, etc. at the gift shop ($0.25 – $20)

Picnic Area available of lunch

 

Tour the only documented log Slave Quarter in Delaware

 

 

Use authentic Nineteenth Century tools

Play a variety of Victorian-era games

 

Tours can be modified to meet academic needs


Cost

All Day Tours: $6.00 per person

Minimum number of students: ~60     Maximum number of students: 100

One Adult Required for every 10 Students

1 staff member admitted free for every 10 students

For more information: email admin@seafordhistoricalsociety.com or call 302-628-9828

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Gov. Ross Mansion

1:00 – 4:00 pm SATURDAYS by APPOINTMENT ONLY

Call 302-628-9828 or email admin@seafordhistoricalsociety.com to schedule your tour.

Seaford Museum

1:00 – 4:00 pm FRIDAYS only – No Appointment Necessary

Society Business Office Hours

10:00 am – 4:00 pm Tuesday – Friday