Become Explorer John Smith as He Meets the Nanticoke Indians
Visit Phillips Landing near Bethel, Delaware, and gaze out onto the confluence of the Nanticoke River and Broad Creek, reported to the be the spot where Captain John Smith originally met the Nanticoke Indians in 1608. Pay tribute to this special event at the on-site monument, enjoy a picnic lunch by the water and even launch your boat here, if you’re lucky enough to have one.
The Nanticoke Heritage Byway is a hidden gem in southern Delaware that offers visitors a glimpse into the region’s rich cultural heritage and natural beauty. From stunning parks to historic mansions, here are some of the top destinations to visit along the Nanticoke Heritage Byway.
Discover the rich history of southern Delaware along the Nanticoke Heritage Byway, where each stop offers a unique glimpse into the region’s cultural heritage.
The Seaford Museum is a must-visit destination for history buffs and curious visitors alike
Step back in time and explore the lavish lifestyle of a wealthy 19th-century family at Ross Mansion in Seaford, Delaware.
Hearn & Rawlins Mill
Located in southern Delaware, Hearn & Rawlins Mill is a fascinating glimpse into the region’s agricultural past.
Explore the rich history of the Nanticoke Heritage Byway at the Cannon-Maston House, located in Seaford, Delaware.
Seaford Train Station
The Seaford Train Station is a fascinating piece of southern Delaware’s transportation history.