Seaford Historical Society

203 High Street, Seaford, DE 19973 Map · Phone number · Visit website
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About Seaford Historical Society

A historic wedding venue in Seaford, Delaware, Seaford Historical Society serves as the perfect scenic location in which to host one-of-a-kind wedding celebrations. Classic and unique, the vintage space proudly transports couples and their guests back in time for an evening bursting with charm. Built and lived in by the youngest—and only—local Delaware governor, Seaford Historical Society is the ideal choice for couples wishing for a celebration that will be long remembered!

Facilities and Capacity
Nestled on 20 spacious acres, the plantation-style venue comfortably accommodates up to 300 of your closest family and friends. Couples who choose to host their ceremony and/or reception at Seaford Historical Society have the option of doing so either indoors or out. While the well-appointed main parlor features a large bay window, which serves as a magnificent backdrop for an intimate ceremony, the venue’s grounds are meticulously manicured with mature hardwood trees, offering an attractive country setting for an entertaining reception.

Services Offered
Seaford Historical Society offers ready-to-wed couples a variety of wedding-related services to streamline their wedding celebration. Said services include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Wireless internet
  • Electrical service
  • Water service

Other Services
Couples who book Seaford Historical Society have the option of hosting a variety of wedding-related events on the venue’s sprawling property. Most notably, the venue and its grounds double as the perfect locations in which to host rehearsal dinners, bridal showers and engagement parties.

History
Purchased by the Seaford Historical Society in 1976, the Victorian Italianate mansion was originally built in the 1850s by William Henry Harrison Ross. The only local Democratic governor of Delaware from 1851 to 1855, Ross built the home as a sanctuary for his family. Fully restored by the Seaford Historical Society in the summer of 2018, Seaford Historical Society currently serves as not only a place to celebrate, but a place to explore by way of guided tours.

Location
Seaford Historical Society is conveniently located in the heart of Sussex County, Delaware. Approximately 15 minutes from Pevey Airport, the one-of-a-kind venue is less than 10 minutes from a number of landmarks, such as Williams Pond Park and Nutter Park.

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Hers, ours, and his glass in front of granary
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Wedding set-up at the granary
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Bride in front of granary
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Spring Wedding
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Newlyweds holding 'thank you' sign
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Granary and Stable
Wedding ceremony at the granary
Wedding ceremony at the granary
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The stable
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Sample table set-up
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Couple riding a carriage
Top view of the venue
Top view of the venue
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Helmets on shovels
Seaford Historical Society dedication cake
Seaford Historical Society dedication cake
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Men at work
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Couple photo by a wheelbarrow
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2 Reviews for Seaford Historical Society

Recommended by 98% of couples


4.9 out of 5.0
  • Quality of service 5.0
  • Professionalism 5.0
  • Flexibility 5.0
  • Value 5.0
  • Average response time 4.5
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    Shirley · Married on 06/28/2014

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    The Ross Mansion in Seaford, Delaware is a most beautiful backdrop for a wedding &/or reception. We held our daughter's wedding reception there as a tented event and it was nothing short of beautiful. Mr. Bill Messenger was the "man in the know" and made certain our night was bullet-proof. When we returned to the Mansion on the next evening, all was gone and it was if it never had happened. The only thing was left was a zillion fireflies dancing across the front lawn. However, memories of a beautiful bride, her handsome groom, family and friends enjoying a fantastic celebration will live on in our hearts and minds forever. This will forever be a beautiful memory and we sincerely give thanks for this beautiful setting and making this an unforgettable evening.

Seaford Historical Society FAQ

  • Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue? Yes
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during peak season? $ 2,000.00
  • Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue? Yes
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during peak season? $ 800.00
  • Which of the following are included in starting site fee? Bridal Suite, Parking
  • Describe your venue: Banquet Hall, Barn, Historic Building, Mansion
  • What kind of settings are available? Indoor, Uncovered Outdoor, Scenic Views
  • Which of the following wedding events does your venue service? Ceremony, Reception, Bridal Shower, Engagement Party, Elopements, Rehearsal Dinner
  • What event services do you offer? Pet Friendly, Wifi
  • What transportation and access is available? Parking, Wheelchair Access
  • What months are included in your peak season? April, May, June, September, October, November
  • What months are included in your off-peak season? January, February, March, July, August, December

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  • 203 High Street Seaford, DE 19973 See on map
    302-664-7594 (Phone number)
    302-536-7194 (Other Phone Number)

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