Maryland

Key
$ – Admission is charged
P – Parking
HA – Handicapped Accessible
SH – Shop
GT – Group or Coach tour available upon request
R – Rentals available
FS – Food Service

Beall-Dawson House$ P SH GT
beale-dawson103 W. Montgomery Avenue
Rockville, MD 20850
(301) 762-1492
http://www.montgomeryhistory.org/beall-dawson-historic-park  icon_external_link

Discover the heritage of Montgomery County in the period rooms and changing exhibitions of the Beall-Dawson House, an elegant Federal style (ca. 1815) town home. Visitors will encounter the county’s beginnings and developing history. Tour highlights the daily life and culture of the Beall family and their household during the first half of the 19th century, including the enslaved people who lived and worked there. Changing exhibitions explore different facets of county history. Then investigate medical science at the Stonestreet Museum of 19th Century Medicine. This unique, one-room, Gothic Revival doctor’s office was built in 1852 for Dr. Edward E. Stonestreet. The tour explores changes in medical science over his fifty year career (1852-1903).
 

Belair Mansion and Stable MuseumsHA P R SH GTup-arrow
belair-sm12207 Tulip Grove Drive
Bowie, MD 20715
(301) 809-3089
www.cityofbowie.org icon_external_link

Built in 1745 as the plantation of Maryland’s colonial governor, Samuel Ogle, Belair is a furnished Georgian Palladian brick house. The Woodward family restored the estate, building a prominent Thoroughbred horse farm with two Triple Crown winners, portrayed in the 1907 stable.

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Clara Barton National Historic SiteHA P SH GT
clara-barton5801 Oxford Road
Glen Echo, MD 20812
(301) 492-6245
www.nps.gov icon_external_link

Constructed as the first headquarters of the American Red Cross, the building also served as the home for its founder, Clara Barton, until her death in 1912.

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Darnall’s Chance House Museum$ HA P SH R GT
darnalls-sm14800 Gov. Oden Bowie Drive
Upper Marlboro, MD 20772
(301) 952-8010
www.pgparks.com icon_external_link

Darnall’s Chance was built in 1742 by James Wardrop, one of the wealthiest merchants in 18th century Prince George’s County. Museum tours highlight the similarities and differences between Mr. Wardrop’s widow, Lettice Lee, and the lives of other 18th century women.

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Historic Annapolis$ P SH R GT
Historic Annapolis - Shiplap HouseShiplap House
18 Pinkney Street
Annapolis, MD 21401
Phone: 410-267-7619
www.annapolis.org icon_external_link

Historic Annapolis is a consortium of 6 historic homes and sites that create “a museum without the walls.” This group highlights Maryland’s rich Revolutionary War history, as well as Annapolis’ long connection to the United States Navy.  The easily accessible modern streets and sidewalks makes Historic Annapolis a great place to walk through Maryland’s history.  Locals and visitors alike, can partake in the story of Historc Annapolis through guided tours, summer camps, and first-person history events.up-arrow


Marietta House Museum
$ P SH GT
5626 Bell Station Road
Glenn Dale, MD 20769
(301) 464-5291
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Federal period home of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Gabriel Duvall. The home is furnished and interpreted to reflect the three generations of Duvall occupancy between 1815 and 1902.

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Montpelier Mansion$ R P SH GT
montpelier-smRoute 197 and Muirkirk Road
Laurel, MD 20708-2560
(301) 377-7817
www.pgparks.com icon_external_link

Montpelier Mansion, a National Historic Landmark site, is one of the finest examples of 18th century Georgian architecture in Maryland. Built by Major Thomas Snowden and his wife Anne Ridgely in the 1780’s, it is now restored and furnished as an 1830’s country residence, based on Snowden family records.

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Riversdale (Calvert) Mansion$ P SH GT R
riversdale-sm 
4811 Riverdale Road
Riverdale Park, MD 20737
(301) 864-0420
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This early 1800s European-American style mansion, begun by Henri Joseph Stier, father of Rosalie Stier Calvert, was home to the Calvert family during the 19th century and of other notable Americans during the 20th century.

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Surratt House Museum$ HA P SH GT
surratt9118 Brandywine Road
Clinton, MD 20735
(301) 868-1121
www.surratt.org icon_external_link

Built in 1852, the building served as a home, hostelry, and post office during the antebellum period. It gained fame when the Surratt family became involved with John Wilkes Booth in the plot against President Lincoln. Period rooms and exhibits reflect daily life in a 19th century middle-class home.

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