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 toys, books, and gifts of local interest at the gift shops

Ross Station Event Center 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


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

No Tours Scheduled on Fridays or Saturdays

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

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Gov. Ross Mansion

Every Saturday 1:00 – 4:00

1st & 2nd Sundays 1:00 – 4:00

Or by appointment: 302-628-9500 or email admin@seafordhistoricalsociety.com

Seaford Museum

Every Friday 1:00 – 4:00

1st & 2nd Saturdays & Sundays 1:00 – 4:00

Or by appointment: 302-628-9828 or email admin@seafordhistoricalsociety.com

Society Business Office Hours

Tuesday – Friday 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

302-628-9828 or email admin@seafordhistoricalsociety.com