11765 Business Park Drive
Waldorf, MD 20601
Phone: (301) 932-4400
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Site of the first monastery of nuns in the original 13 colonies and retains the original foundation. It was founded in 1790 by four Southern Maryland women who went abroad to learn the ways of the religious community of Carmelites.
Fort Washington Park is located at Maryland, USA. This fort overlooking the Potomac River was for many decades the only defensive fort protecting Washington D.C. It was built in 1809 C.E and was named Fort Warburton. There is also a light tower below the fort which was established in 1857 C.E and stands 28 feet tall.
An exceptional venue for birdwatchers and nature photographers. Enjoy 834-acres of fishing, hiking, and hunting at this park that includes on a 23-acre lake, three greentree reservoirs, and a gun range.
Harmony Hall is a historic home dating back to the 18th Century. It is built in Georgian-style architecture on a sprawling estate on the banks of the Potomac River. Acquired by the National Park Service, it is open to visitors looking for a glimpse of Maryland's Colonial heritage. Originally called Battersea, it was given its present name after the harmonious living of its then resident couples, brothers John and Walter Dulaney Addison and spouses.
180-acre wooded park featureing a 60-acre fresh water lake and offering a variety of activities including fishing, boating, hiking, nature trails, playground areas and picnicking. Row and paddle boats, canoes and aqua bikes are available for rent. Open March - November.
The Piscataway Park is a haven that every single nature lover would like to explore. Be it the rare species of birds or its nature trails, this park will surely leave you awe struck. Apart from enjoying the scenic views, here you can also indulge in activities like fishing, bird watching and much more. It is a perfect destination that combines recreation with adventure.
Situated on 25 acres overlooking the Potomac River, this historic 25 acre estate was once owned by George Washington and is now the headquarters of the American Horticultural Society. The farm's gardens include rose and perennial borders, idea gardens, children's gardens, and special plantings by local horticultural societies.
George Washington owned this 27-acre estate that is now home to the American Horticulture Society. Part of the manor dates to before the American Revolution, and visitors may explore the gracious mansion on self-guided tours. Stroll through the 12 thematically designed gardens. One features butterflies, another the sundial and yet another is devoted to the ever-popular dinosaur. History buffs may wander the colonial garden or learn about Washington's interest in horticulture. He introduced walnut, coffee bean and Osage-orange trees to the farm.
The Thomas Stone National Historic Site is located at Charles County, Maryland. It is also known as Haberdeventure or Thomas Stone House. The entire property covers an area of 360 acres (145.7 hectares). The house was added to the National Registrar of Historic Places on October 31, 1972.
From beneath the 90-foot (30-meter) portico, visitors can gaze across an expanse of sloping lawn to the Potomac River as its flows past Mount Vernon. This 17th-century plantation house was once home to the first President of the United States, George Washington. The property was originally owned by Washington's father, Augustine, and George replaced a smaller, more modest home with Mount Vernon when he came into the property, beginning in 1758. Today, costumed guides narrate the history of the elegant mansion and of the surrounding buildings, which have been preserved to reflect the days when the first president resided here. Visitors are invited to walk around the 500-acre (200-hectare) estate, tour the buildings and participate in the "Hands-on History" exhibits that recreate farming techniques and colonial games.
Tidewater home built by William Dent in the Hall and Parlor manner. Furnished with period pieces.
This charming farm complex consists of a lovely historic house. Influenced by the Greek Revival architectural style, this house overlooks the Potomac River. The view of the river is indeed one of the most beautiful highlights of the estate. This house is listed on the National Register of Historic Places, which makes it a must visit when in town.