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Sotterley Historic Plantation

44300 Sotterley Lane, Hollywood, MD 20636
800-681-0850
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Ranked #1 of 2 Attractions in Hollywood
Type: Historic Sites, History Museums, Cultural
Activities: Group tours/walking tour
Owner description: An 18th-century house that sits on a high bluff with wonderful views of the Patuxent River.
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Type: Historic Sites, History Museums, Cultural
Activities: Group tours/walking tour
Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Owner description: An 18th-century house that sits on a high bluff with wonderful views of the Patuxent River.

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Salisbury
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168 reviews 168 reviews
60 attraction reviews
113 helpful votes 113 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

We visited the Sotterly Historic Plantation and what a wonderful experience. This plantation was in operation from 1910 until 1960 and you will see the farm from the owners eyesYou get your tickets to tour the home at the Gift Shop (near the parking lot). We walked over to the beautiful home and had a wonderful young male docent who... More 

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Kennewick, Washington
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

What a wonderful piece of history! You can almost imagine what life must have been like as you explore the house and grounds. The slave cabin was a real eye-opener.

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Lititz, Pennsylvania
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37 reviews 37 reviews
15 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Beautiful gardens of period herbs shrubs and flowers. The history of a plantation from both a planters viewpoint and the slave's as well buildings were well preserved and refurbished. The naration on the walk through is from the different views of those who worked and lived on the plantation through a period before even Mount Vernon to the mid 20th... More 

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Great Mills, Maryland, United States
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82 reviews 82 reviews
19 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014

It is an old plantation in Southern Maryland. The public tour was nice, grounds are beautiful and well kept. Even has an old slave quarters showing the disparity between them and the owners. That part was informative but sad.

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Lexington Park, Maryland
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23 reviews 23 reviews
3 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

Well you missed NOTHING by not going to the Sotterley Wine fest. Grossly overpriced. 25 dollars PER person to get in. ($20.00 in advance) That got you a glass and a FEW, very few, tastings. Why, you ask, so few tasting with so many wineries? Well all the "premium wines" cost a dollar to taste. I guess Maryland has a... More 

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Leonardtown, Maryland
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2013

This is an amazing place to visit. The special events are amazing and fun for the whole family. The tours really take you back to another time and allow you to see how people used to live. Weddings are beautiful... Really cant say enough about this place!

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Solomons, Maryland, United States
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185 reviews 185 reviews
36 attraction reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2013

Always something going on at historical Sotterly! From wine tasting to reenactments of time past! Easy to go to and plenty of parking. Don't miss it!

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Southern MD
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54 reviews 54 reviews
25 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2013

Sotterley, the only Tidewater Plantation which remains open to the public in Maryland, is located in Northern St. Mary's County, MD, about an hour due south of DC and an hour southwest of Annapolis. As a resident of St. Mary's County, I bring visiting history-buff friends and family to Sotterley to enjoy the indoor docent-guided 60-minute standard house tour, specialty... More 

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Southern MD
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54 reviews 54 reviews
25 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2013

Sotterley, the only Tidewater Plantation which remains open to the public in Maryland, is located in Northern St. Mary's County, MD, about an hour due south of DC and an hour southwest of Annapolis. (TripAdvisor lists Sotterley's location as Baltimore, which is incorrect). As a resident of St. Mary's County, I bring visiting history-buff friends and family to Sotterley to... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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52 reviews 52 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2013

It's worth paying for the house tour. Our guide Alex was excellent and very knowledgeable. We thoroughly enjoyed our visit.

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