Historic St. Mary's City

Historic St. Mary's City re-enactor Photo
Colorful living history and amazing archaeology reveal the past at Maryland's first capital. Explore a colonial plantation, tall ship, a brick chapel and an Indian hamlet.


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Rt 5 and Rosecroft Rd
Visitor Ctr., 18751 Hogaboom Ln
St. Mary's City, MD
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  • ADA Accessible
  • Admission/Tickets Required
  • Educational Resources Available
  • Family-Friendly
  • Free Parking
  • Group Tour Rates Offered
  • Group-Friendly
  • Guided Tours/Guide Available
  • Meeting Facilities
  • On-site Dining
  • On-site Motorcoach Parking
  • Pet-Friendly
  • Student Group-Friendly
  • Weddings
Rated 4 by VirginiaCW

July 23, 2022


A mini-Williamsburg-like living settlement museum village

This is like a mini Williamsburg on the western bank of the Chesapeake not far from the airbase and then incredible little find. A colonial village much of which has been restored much of which is...

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Rated 5 by louisaa450

July 06, 2022


Beautiful, quiet, relaxing, with plenty to see and learn.

St. Mary's City is one of my favorite places. It's perfect for a leisurely day of wandering around the gorgeous historical acreage, exploring all the sites and buildings, new and old. The Godiah...

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Rated 5 by thW2109VV

March 30, 2022


History everywhere

We spent a day at historic St. Mary. I’d planned on a couple hours, but I was not giving this site enough credit before we got there. The welcome center had a quaint museum, but the grounds were jam...

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