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Governor Ross Mansion, Seaford

#227 of 329 in Things to do in Delaware
Landmark · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
Explore the restored and fully furnished ca. 1859 Victorian Italianate mansion of Governor William Ross.See the only documented log slave quarter in the State of Delaware. Enjoy 20 acres of the original 1,398 that include a granary, stable, smokehouse, and corn cribs. Explore a “Honeymoon Cottage” likely built from a pattern book and located on the property.

The Seaford Historical Society owns and operates this beautiful historic site. Visit our website for more information.

The Governor Ross Plantation may be rented for events, weddings, and photography shoots. Contact the office at (302) 628 - 9828 for more information.
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  • I attended a wedding for a family member on the grounds of the mansion. What a beautiful venue! The reception was held in a banquet hall on the grounds and it was the perfect setting!  more »
  • Good for those who are interested in Seaford history. Also used as wedding venue or other events . Parking is sparse if planning a large event.  more »
  • Another architectural tour on our east coast road trip. Not of the Newport, RI coastal mansions, but a very large house that examines how the wealthy live. Fun tour and if nothing else an...  more »
  • That hall was amazing very big and clean its beautiful I would have all my events there! Love it!!
  • It was great tore the volenteers were very explanatory enough to understand all your surrounding. Very educational for younger kids.
  • Love it out at Ross Mansion. Beautiful old property.
  • Lee Dixon construction did ground prep for new parking lot at the mansion's new center for weddings,receptions,etc and I had the honor to help another local company known as efg paving pave the parking lot and entrance that Dixon done beautiful place nice reception center very old school rustic look inside yet very modern place will have to be rented and prepaid before use but well worth your money
  • Awesome egg hunt this year. Grandson really enjoyed it.

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