Maryland State House

Oldest American state house in continuous legislative use. U.S. Capitol from November 26, 1783 to August 13, 1784. Historic legislative chambers include an exhibit about General George Washington resigning his commission, and statues of Harriet Tubman and Frederick Douglass. On Maryland's Frederick Douglass Driving Tour. A National Park Service National Underground Railroad Network to Freedom site.


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100 State Cir
Annapolis, MD
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Rated 4 by Melody M

June 18, 2022

Melody M

Interesting, spent about an hour touring the first floor.

This tour is self-guided and free. First floor of the state house. Neat to see where George Washington resigned his commission. We spent about an hour walking around.

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Rated 5 by harryatkck

May 31, 2022


A beautiful building where history is presrved

My wife & I have been to 48 state capitals & this is one of the best. This building has both the current & old senate & house chambers in it. There are also archive rooms that have exhibits on...

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Rated 5 by jedferrari

March 13, 2022


Small but significant

Free entrance, with a ramp for strollers or wheelchairs. ID check required to get in. Only a couple rooms can be visited but there is much to learn on the history of Maryland, and the place is...

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