Cross the Nanticoke as Your Ancestors Did
The center of the Nanticoke Heritage Byway is the historic Woodland Ferry, which connects the towns of Woodland near Seaford with the town of Bethel, just outside of Laurel. This cable ferry takes travelers across the Nanticoke River and is something that you simply must do when visiting this area of southern Delaware. The ferry dates back to the late 1700s, so it’s a spot where you can really picture yourself as your ancestors did, while enjoying a leisurely trip across the Chesapeake Bay’s largest tributary.
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 Laurel, Delaware.
Seaford Train Station
The Seaford Train Station is a fascinating piece of southern Delaware’s transportation history.