John Dickinson Plantation

340 Kitts Hummock Rd.
Dover, DE 19901- Map It
Phone: (302) 739-3277

AAA Editor Notes

John Dickinson Plantation, 6 mi. s. on US 113, then .1 mi. e. to 340 Kitts Hummock Rd., was the boyhood home of John Dickinson, known as the Penman of the American Revolution and attributed with drafting the Articles of Confederation in 1778. Dickinson's 1740s brick house and reconstructed farm complex exemplify area 18th-century plantation architecture. Guided tours are available.
Hours: Tues.-Sat. 10-3:30, Sun 1:30-4:30, Apr.-Sept.; Tues.-Sat. 10-3:30, rest of year. Last tour begins 30 minutes before closing. Closed major holidays. Allow 1 hour, 30 minutes minimum.