Welcome to the home of John Dickinson, one of the founding fathers of the United States, signer of the Constitution, and "Penman of the Revolution." We invite you to visit this historic plantation and take a trip into the fascinating world of 18th Century America!
The Visitor Center at the John Dickinson Plantation contains an exhibit on the life of John Dickinson, as well as the history of the plantation. Orientation videos and historic interpreters help visitors become further acquainted with the life and times of the "Penman of the Revolution."
Touring the Plantation
Tours are conducted by historic interpreters dressed in 18th Century clothing. Tours for large groups require prior reservations. For more information on group tours, go to our Plantation Activities page.
The Visitor Center and the first floor of the mansion are accessible to people with disabilities.
Admission: Free and open to the public. Donations are accepted.
Hours: Tuesday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-3:30 p.m.; Sunday, 1:30-4:30 p.m., except closed Sundays in January and February. Closed Mondays and state holidays.
Address: 340 Kitts Hummock Road
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