Events (float in, Little Miss, canoe and kayak races, entertainment, more than 50 vendors,carnival, and more) are scheduled for Friday, July 9, and Saturday, July 10. Phone 628-1200.
Historical Society plans series of upcoming events in the summer and fall
Seaford Historical Society’s annual picnic for members is Monday, July 12, at 6 p.m., on the Ross Mansion lawn
Each family is asked to bring a covered dish of either salad, vegetable or dessert. The Society will provide fried chicken and beverages. Residents of retirement communities are excused from bringing a dish. Mary Boggs will speak about the oral histories she is compiling from Seaford residents who have memories of long-ago days in Seaford.
Also, a vote will be taken to accept or reject the recently suggested revision of society by-laws. The suggested revisions have been approved by the board of trustees.
The cost is $1 per person. Reservations for the picnic are necessary and must be made by Thursday, July 8. Call 628-9500 and leave a message, or call Gloria Burton at 629-3470 to make reservations.
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The society is sponsoring a bus trip to the Gettysburg Battlefield, led by Dr. John Farquhar, on Thursday, Oct. 14.
The cost is $50 per person which includes bus, lunch, dinner and tour guide book. Limited to 47 people.
Reservations are required by sending a check payable to Seaford Historical Society. Send to Anne Nesbitt, 26317 Craigs Mill Road, Seaford, DE 19973. Her phone number is 302-628-7788.
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The Fall Victorian Tea at the Ross Mansion will take place on Saturday, Sept. 18, at 2 p.m. The cost is $10 per person, four people to a table: Reservations required for individuals or a whole table by Sept. 13 to Ruthe Wainwright at 629-8765.