Ransome's Chesapeake Retreats
Beautiful 5-star, private 250-acre Chesapeake Bay waterfront estate; sleeps 40, ideal for family vacations, reunions, weddings and business events.
Ben Ross, Harriet Tubman's brother had hoped to marry Jane Kane but her enslaver would not allow for it. Ben arranged for Jane to join him when he and his brothers fled during the Christmas holidays in 1854. Jane disguised in men's clothing to successfully flee. A significant portion of the Jone's plantation is located within Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge. Visitors can paddle to Buttons Creek via Blackwater River
State Park and Visitor Center, commemorating the life and legacy of the legendary abolitionist. Part of Maryland's 2020 Year of the Woman.
Beautifully restored 17th-century brick church. Graveyard holds remains of Anna Ella Carroll, "silent member of Abraham Lincoln's cabinet" and veterans of every American War.
Tours offerings are the Taste of Dorchester (Wine, Dine & Cruise) and Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad.