Seaford News Briefs
Thursday, July 1, 2004
 
Nanticoke Riverfest
Events (float in, Little Miss, canoe and kayak races, entertainment, more than 50 vendors,carnival, and more) are scheduled for Friday, July 9, and Saturday, July 10. Phone 628-1200.
Historical Society plans series of upcoming events in the summer and fall
Seaford Historical Societyís annual picnic for members is Monday, July 12, at 6 p.m., on the Ross Mansion lawn Each family is asked to bring a covered dish of either salad, vegetable or dessert. The Society will provide fried chicken and beverages. Residents of retirement communities are excused from bringing a dish. Mary Boggs will speak about the oral histories she is compiling from Seaford residents who have memories of long-ago days in Seaford. Also, a vote will be taken to accept or reject the recently suggested revision of society by-laws. The suggested revisions have been approved by the board of trustees. The cost is $1 per person. Reservations for the picnic are necessary and must be made by Thursday, July 8. Call 628-9500 and leave a message, or call Gloria Burton at 629-3470 to make reservations.
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The society is sponsoring a bus trip to the Gettysburg Battlefield, led by Dr. John Farquhar, on Thursday, Oct. 14. The cost is $50 per person which includes bus, lunch, dinner and tour guide book. Limited to 47 people. Reservations are required by sending a check payable to Seaford Historical Society. Send to Anne Nesbitt, 26317 Craigs Mill Road, Seaford, DE 19973. Her phone number is 302-628-7788.
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The Fall Victorian Tea at the Ross Mansion will take place on Saturday, Sept. 18, at 2 p.m. The cost is $10 per person, four people to a table: Reservations required for individuals or a whole table by Sept. 13 to Ruthe Wainwright at 629-8765.