Grades 6-12 All Day Tour at Ross Farm

Tour Features

Tour the Mansion, Slave/Tenant 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 toys, books, and gifts of local interest at the gift shops

Ross Station Event Center is available for lunch (not provided)


Use 19th Century Tools          •          Authentic Slave/Tenant Quarter          •          Play Victorian Era games

Tours can be modified to meet academic needs


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

No Tours Scheduled on Fridays or Saturdays

For more information: email or call 302-628-9828


 6-12 Printable Info Sheet

Gov. Ross Mansion


Due to ongoing restoration work, Ross Mansion will be closed periodically over the next several months. Please check the website for updates. We apologize for any inconvenience.

For more information call 302-628-9500 or email

Seaford Museum

     Every Friday: 1:00 – 4:00

     1st & 2nd Saturday & Sunday of each month: 1:00 – 4:00

     Check our CALENDAR for specific dates.


     Private tours available by appointment.

          Call 302-628-9828



     Follow this link for GROUP TOUR information.

Historical Society Office Hours

     Tuesday – Friday 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

     Call 302-628-9828