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Address: 44300 Sotterley Lane, Hollywood, MD 20636
Phone Number: 800-681-0850
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9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Activities: Group tours/walking tour
Description: An 18th-century house that sits on a high bluff with wonderful views of...
An 18th-century house that sits on a high bluff with wonderful views of the Patuxent River.
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My wife and I stopped in here on a whim, just because we saw the signs on the highway. We decided the grounds were so beautiful that we'd love to take the tour and learn some... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 14, 2015
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Alberta
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English first
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45 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 176 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Not the most user friendly place. Despite only 15 cars in the parking lot (and many were for the farmers market not the tours) we had to wait over two hours for the next house tour since they had a tour group booked. What they do not have more than one guide? So we did the grounds tour with the... More 

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Alberta
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96 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

My wife and I stopped in here on a whim, just because we saw the signs on the highway. We decided the grounds were so beautiful that we'd love to take the tour and learn some more about it. We also felt good knowing our admission fees would be helping to support the group running this gem. The audio detour... More 

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Annapolis, Maryland
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4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

This site is unusual in several respects, including its age (the original section of the plantation house dates to 1703), the thoroughness of the information presented (the guided house tour, the audio grounds tour, and the written brochures answer nearly any question most visitors could have), and its garden (far more well-tended, extensive, and beautiful than most historic homes have).

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Alexandria, VA
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418 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 352 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

A beautifully restored Maryland plantation, Sotterley is worth a visit. Its grounds and gardens are enveloping during the spring and summer with a delightful blend of color and texture in the flower beds and extended herbal variety in the kitchen garden. The manor house has been fully restored with an interesting array of rooms that were added on as the... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015 via mobile

The slave cabin is not a novelty It should be burned to the ground... I just moved to Southern Maryland from California and this place was suggested

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Salisbury
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61 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 140 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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4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 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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15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 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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22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 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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3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 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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Additional Information about Sotterley Historic Plantation

Address: 44300 Sotterley Lane, Hollywood, MD 20636
Phone Number: 800-681-0850
Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Hollywood
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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