This farm, once a 1,300-acre plantation near the Potomac River, is now part of Oxon Cove Park. The farm offers programs and exhibits on the history of the farm's enslaved labor and their escapes. One escape involved Thomas Berry's enslaved shoemaker, Jacob Shaw, who fled during the fall of 1840.
Daily, 8am-4:30pm except New Years, Thanksgiving and Christmas.
What speaks volumes about this place is that our grandchildren want to return to the farm! The website helped us plan our trip, informing us of the times for milking cows, feeding chickens and wagon...