$ – 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
103 W. Montgomery Avenue
Rockville, MD 20850
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).
Clara Barton National Historic Site – HA P SH GT
5801 Oxford Road
Glen Echo, MD 20812
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. The site is open with guided tours on Saturdays at 11:00, 12:00, 2:00 and 3:00 and on Saturdays at 1:00, 2:00, 3:00 and 4:00. Group reservations may be scheduled for Wednesdays and Thursdays by calling 301-320-1410.
Darnall’s Chance House Museum – $ HA P SH R GT
14800 Gov. Oden Bowie Drive
Upper Marlboro, MD 20772
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.
Historic Annapolis – $ P SH R GT
William Paca House
186 Prince George Street
Annapolis, MD 21401
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 Historic Annapolis through guided tours, summer camps, and first-person history events.
Marietta House Museum – $ P SH GT
5626 Bell Station Road
Glenn Dale, MD 20769
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.
Montpelier Mansion/Historic Site – $ R P SH GT
9650 Muirkirk Road
Laurel, MD 20708-2560
Montpelier Mansion/Historic Site, 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.
Riversdale (Calvert) Mansion – $ P SH GT R
4811 Riverdale Road
Riverdale Park, MD 20737
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.
Surratt House Museum – $ HA P SH GT
9118 Brandywine Road
Clinton, MD 20735
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.