The John Dickinson Plantation is located at 340 Kitts Hummock Road, Dover, DE 19901.


The Plantation is located southeast of the Dover Air Force Base on Kitts Hummock Road (County Road 68). Kitts Hummock Road intersects with the northbound side of Delaware Route 9, one-half mile northeast of the intersection of Route 9 and U.S. Route 113.

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Free and open to the public. Donations are accepted. photo_mansion_1.jpg


Ample, free parking is available. Accommodations for buses are also available.

Disabled Access:

The Visitor Center and the first floor of the mansion are accessible to people with disabilities.

Visitor Center:

The Visitor Center at the John Dickinson Plantation contains an exhibit on the life of John Dickinson, as well as the history of the plantation. Orientation videos and historic interpreters help visitors become further acquainted with the life and times of the "Penman of the Revolution."

Touring the Plantation:

Tours are conducted by historic interpreters dressed in 18th Century clothing. Tours for large groups require prior reservations. For more information on group tours, click here .