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I was very impressed with our tour of this historic place where slaves traveled to and were housed until they could leave for the north. This plantation was very successful in its time and has maintained the influence of the era. I loved the kitchen...More
Great colonial history through the Dickinson Plantation. Start with a brief video then walk to the plantation home. Visit the main part of the home including bedrooms, sitting room, etc. The volunteer guides are in colonial garb and very knowledgeable. The second stop is an...More
If you are a history buff don't miss this historic home on the outskirts of Dover, Delaware. John Dickenson was instrumental in the formation of the fledgling United States. He like many, risked house, family, and his own life fighting for the revolutionary forces. The...More
The state owned property is lovely. Watch a quick video and take a walk to the plantation house. It is like stepping back in time. You can imagine ships arriving on the waters of the St. Jones River and carts bringing visitors up the lane...More
I knew nothing of this landmark going in, so the short film before the tour was helpful. After a short (and lovely!) walk to the house, we got a tour of many of the rooms and got more in-depth information about life on the property,...More
Our Travel club was in Dover Delaware this past week for two days. We came here for the tour of the home and plantation of John Dickinson. Before the tour we had an excellent introduction movie about the history and life of John Dickinson. We...More
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There is no place to buy food, and the nearest restaurants are in Dover about a fifteen minute drive from the plantation. If you must eat, I suggest that you give ample time because the... More
There is no place to buy food, and the nearest restaurants are in Dover about a fifteen minute drive from the plantation. If you must eat, I suggest that you give ample time because the plantation is a nice place to visit.