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 with 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 5 by kathykoons1

July 13, 2021


So much history!

There is a grand staircase that you can climb up to enter the building, but there is a convenient handicapped entrance behind the stairs. The guards there will point you to the elevator, after you go...

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Rated 3 by P8584DSstevem

June 22, 2021


Half hour visit

While there is a lot of historic signifigance to this building, only a portion of the first floor is open to the public. Very little is original but the restorations are very nicely done. Good...

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Rated 4 by KevinN491

June 16, 2021


Family Visit

The Maryland State House was beautiful. It has a lot of history here, starting with the creation of the United States of America. The grounds are taken care of and I would definitely visit the...

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