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 blairkk25

August 20, 2021


George Washington's resignation letter

I visited the Maryland State House in August 2021. In August 2017, I was not able to enter the building as it was closed. I entered the building from street level although there is also an entrance...

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Rated 3 by yardeegirl

August 02, 2021



State house was closed. Was only able to walk the parameters but I do understand why. The grounds were beautifully manicured so my husband and I did enjoy walking around the grounds and admiring...

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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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