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William Paca Garden

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Address: 186 Prince George St, Annapolis, MD 21401-1724
Phone Number: 410-267-7619
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

This garden is a perfect example of a pre-Revolutionary War garden.

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Must See History in Annapolis

This house is worth a stop. The formal gardens are impressive. Right outside the main gate at USNA. Take the time to see this beautiful colonial home.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
Annapolis, Maryland

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kingston, ontario
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

They have guides available. Either in the house or in the garden. A lot of work has gone into the restoration of both garden and house. The stories of how folks entertained at that time and the history of the house are interesting. As we were on a walking tour of Annapolis. I do not know the cost of entrance.... More 

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Annapolis, Maryland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This house is worth a stop. The formal gardens are impressive. Right outside the main gate at USNA. Take the time to see this beautiful colonial home.

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Annapolis, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Beautiful house and wonderful gardens. A must see for anyone visiting Annapolis. Been there many times an looking to going back.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped in while doing the historic walk around Annapolis. What a nice surprise the gardens were! Such a large, unexpected space. The gardens were not in full bloom in the fall, but would probably be so impressive in the spring or summer. Did not take the house tour.

Thank Lisa R
Edgewater, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is just the best! Our wedding on the bridge in 1991 will always be special to me, but now our daughter is a docent here! Historic Annapolis has done a great job of maintaining both the house and garden, and we are thrilled that we can come back again and again and see something different! Don't miss this... More 

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Haddon Township
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I am definitely not a tour person but this tour was extremely well done. The lady who conducted the tour was knowledgeable and entertaining. She gave us a history of life in Annapolis during the 1700's. The house is restored to depict what a Georgian aristocratic home would look like during this period. The gardens and grounds are beautiful and... More 

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Hagerstown, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016

Loved the tour! Guide was very knowledgeable about the history of the family and the house and the times in which they lived. Loved the self guided tour of the gardens also. Gave us a Senior discount.

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Hampton, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016 via mobile

If you're in town you should visit the William Paca Garden. It's always great to see a piece of history and see the beautiful gardens.

1 Thank Crob2009
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 9, 2016 via mobile

Wilmington is blessed with a surprising number of high style Georgian homes of surprising size that have survived since before the revolution. The Paca house is an immaculate restoration of a much altered house of a signer of the Declaration of Independence. While the house and it's decor are pleasant enough, the real standout is the restored 2 acre 18th... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 2, 2016

Hammond Harwood is a better house with a better tour and better collections. It's right around the corner, go there. The Paca tour is just not good. The collections and pieces and furniture have not changed in years (I last went in 2013). Only things that changed in four years was a bed and a clock I think. Tour guides... More 

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