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Delaware Governor's Mansion (Woodburn)

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Address: 151 Kings Highway, Dover, DE
Phone Number: 302-739-5656

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Every Governor adds their personal touch to Residence

Woodburn was open to the public for First Saturday in the First State, and I had not been there since the current governor has been in office, so I gave a visit to Woodburn (the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 16, 2014
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Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania
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68 reviews 68 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

While it's understandable that the mansion, which (technically) houses the current governor (who really only uses it for dinner parties), can't have visitors walking up and down the stairs you will see very little. You will see three rooms in the house and a small collection of collectible plates. Also the house is open only on strange hours or on... More 

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Delaware
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17 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

Woodburn was open to the public for First Saturday in the First State, and I had not been there since the current governor has been in office, so I gave a visit to Woodburn (the Governor's Residence) and Hall House, the guest residence. Of course it looked nice, the guides were knowledgeable and very accommodating when I got a business... More 

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Dover, Delaware
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206 reviews 206 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2012

Top flight museum type part time residence of the Governor. Beautiful artifacts donated by some of Delaware's museums. Worth the visit. Grounds are beautiful

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Dover, Delaware
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2012

Like a museum but is in service every day. Beautifully appointed. Guided tours. Worth the trip. Check the schedule

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Annapolis, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2011

The Governor's Mansion is suprisingly small for a Governor's Mansion but has a lot of history because it was the first State in the Union.

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