Fort Delaware State Park
302-834-7941 Fax: 302-836-2539, 45 Clinton St. Open Mid-June-Labor Day Wed.-Fri. 10a-6p, end of April. $
Earning a reputation as the "Andersonville of the North," it was the temporary home to more than 33,000 Confederate prisoners during the Civil War. A brief ferry ride required to Pea Patch Island, where living-history programs are offered during the season. Service available to nearby Fort Mott.
Governor Ross Mansion &
Governor Ross Mansion & Plantation
302-628-9500, Fax: 302-628-9501, N. Pine St. Extension. Open Sat. and 4th Sun. of each month 1p-4p or by appt.
Civil War-era, 20-acre plantation owned by the Seaford Historical Society and featuring a brick, Italian Villa-style mansion (c.1859), granary, carriage house, barns, corn crib, ham house, restored honeymoon cottage and Delaware's only documented log slave quarters.