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-Reservations required by Nov. 21, 2016-
On Sunday, Dec. 4, 2016, from 3 to 5 p.m., the Friends of the John Dickinson Mansion will entertain guests with a holiday gathering featuring seasonal decorations and refreshments. The event will take place in the John Dickinson Plantation’s historic mansion house located at 340 Kitts Hummock Road in Dover, Del.
Reservations for the holiday party are required in advance by calling 302-698-0101, followed up by sending checks totaling $35 per person to the Friends of the John Dickinson Mansion, P.O. Box 1110, Dover, DE 19903, no later than Monday, Nov. 21, 2016. Checks should be made payable to the Friends of the John Dickinson Mansion.
The John Dickinson Plantation was the boyhood home and country estate of John Dickinson, one of the founding fathers of the United States, signer of the U.S. Constitution and “Penman of the Revolution.” The plantation features Dickinson’s original 1740 brick home, reconstructed farm buildings and a log’d dwelling, surrounded by rich agricultural lands stretching down to the banks of the St. Jones River.
A nonprofit, charitable organization dedicated to the extension of knowledge about Dickinson and his historic home, the Friends of the John Dickinson Mansion has been instrumental in commissioning many projects including biographies, research, events and educational films including “John Dickinson: Penman of the Revolution,” a documentary that was broadcast on Public Broadcasting Service stations.