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Maryland - Landmarks and Points of Interest

Maryland - Landmarks and Points of Interest

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Drayden African-American Schoolhouse
Visit one of the best-preserved African-American schoolhouses in the country. This structure still occupies its original site and has not been significantly altered.

Mount Olivet Cemetery/Francis Scott Key Monument
Established in 1854, the Frederick cemetery features the gravesites of Francis Scott Key, author of the national anthem, as well as Barbara Fritchie, who defied Confederate troops led by Stonewall Jackson and Thomas Johnson, the first governor of Maryland.

The Stanton Center
Built in 1898 and listed in the National Register of Historic Places, the school was the first African-American school in Annapolis.

Thomas Stone National Historic Site
Habereveneurs, a Georgian mansion built in the early 1770's sits on 322 acres near Port Tobacco. The mansion was the home of Thomas Stone, a Maryland signer of the Declaration of Independence.

Wright's Chance
This early plantation house, c. 1744, in Centreville is noted for original wood paneling and its excellent collection of early-American Queen Anne, Chippendale and Hepplewhite furniture.

Union Mills Homestead & Grist Mill
The home of the Shriver family for six generations, the Homestead is also a Maryland Civil War Trails site. The mill produces stone-ground corn meal, wheat and buckwheat flour.

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