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 5 by pierronzollo

August 26, 2023


Best of statehouses

I’m partial to the moderation of the earlier colonial buildings and this, perhaps, is one of the most beautiful examples of ostentation held in check by a limited budget. The Tiffany ceilings of the...

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Rated 5 by carldX982QO

August 16, 2023


Very beautiful state house and grounds

I've visited this site several times in recent years. It's very beautiful and has a number of interesting historical markers to let you discover all of the interesting things that happened here...

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Rated 5 by 703BillB703

July 18, 2023


Being July, the official state flower, the Black Eyed Susan, featured on the grounds

Walking around the Maryland State House on this hot and muggy morning is made less onerous due to the trees lining the way. The majectic building can be seen at the top of a hill from several streets...

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