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William Paca Garden
Based on 59 traveler reviews
Beautiful place to visit
Nov 25, 2013 by: violinist49 from Annapolis, Maryland
The Paca Garden is a beautiful place to visit. Also take the interesting house tour for a taste of life in the 18th century.
The tour guide made it worthwhile
Sep 03, 2013 by: TRW1952 from Dixon, Illinois
This review pertains to the 1-hour house tour. We didn't originally plan to visit the Paca (PAY-kuh) house, but we happened to run into the State Senator from this district, and he highly recommended it. I see that some are disappointed that the furnishings are not original (i.e., specific items from this very house from 250 years ago). I don't see this as a big deal. The tour guide's vast knowledge of the original times and customs far outweighed this minor detail. She revealed intricate details of 1700s' foods, food preparation, furniture, clothing, customs, medical practices, etc. The furnishings may not be "original," but it seemed that almost everything was "period" furnishings, allowing to you see things as they were at that time. My wife and I and our 30-year-old son and his wife thoroughly enjoyed the tour.
Aug 20, 2013 by: Joan T from Portsmouth, Virginia, United States
my daughter's reception was held here outside.... I also like the grounds and house.... nice staff... All guested were welcomed with 'welcomed to the Paca House!' even though we were just passing through to back grounds..I would recommend it for tour and/or event... near downtown and Academy... quiet place except for reception held after hours!!!
Great Wedding location
Aug 13, 2013 by: sdavis357 from Somerdale, New Jersey
A garden wedding that will always be remembered. Would have loved to had more time to learn the history of this beautiful building and property.
Nice house and tour, but very little is original
Aug 11, 2013 by: steckarrr from Washington DC, District of Columbia
The tour was very informative and interesting, but I was disappointed to hear that almost none of the furnishings were original. The garden is really lovely and worth a separate visit, and the plant sale was really quite charming.
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