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William Paca Garden

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Address: 186 Prince George St, Annapolis, MD 21401-1724
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+1 410-267-7619
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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Beautiful grounds

Our son had his wedding there, and Jody is terrific organizing and recommending everything. It is truly one of the most beautiful venues in ANNapolis. The only drawback is: 120... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Faith H
annapolis, United States

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annapolis, United States
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10 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Our son had his wedding there, and Jody is terrific organizing and recommending everything. It is truly one of the most beautiful venues in ANNapolis. The only drawback is: 120 person maximum, and 9 pm curfew. That is what Metropolitan is for: after party.

Thank Faith H
stone ridge ny
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We took the tour of the house and gardens. Lots of history and nice tour. The gardens were lovely but I guess to early as no flowers yet.

Thank jfschmidt
Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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111 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed this very much and learned a lot too. It's an easy walk from the busy shopping/restaurant area.

Thank PAdisneyfan
Manassas, Virginia
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354 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
Reviewed April 10, 2017

This historic home is very complete, meaning fully furnished. With only one or two actual items belonging to Declaration signer William Paca, every room is fully turned out with nice (but not exceptional) period pieces. Definitely worth 45 minutes of your time.

Thank Karen L
Adirondacks, New York
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21 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed April 1, 2017

We loved this tour. The property and gardens are beautiful! The docents are very knowledgeable and enthusiastic about the Paca house and its history. The house was decorated with articles of the period and impeccably maintained. There were also a few hands on demonstrations showing games and a "picture viewer" of the period. Very interesting. We also had the opportunity... More 

Thank HappyTrails082013
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100 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed January 17, 2017

The tour of the William Paca house and gardens is really informative and interesting to learn about the Paca's and Annapolis.

Thank Alexandra F
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35 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed January 5, 2017

The William Paca House Garden is actually several gardens in one, with formal sections separated by hedges. In winter the holly section is particularly pleasant and the boxwood section nearby provides a pleasing aroma. If you visit in spring or summer the flower sections (roses, annuals) should be very pleasant. The herb section has a very large and old rosemary... More 

1 Thank Steven I
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed December 31, 2016

I LOVE this location! It's a five-part Georgian historic home of a signer of the Declaration of Independence built in 1763, filled with period artifacts including Charles Willson Peale paintings and John Shaw furniture. The docents are extremely knowledgeable and tell great stories about both local and national history, as well as the lives of wealthy Annapolitans, indentured and convict... More 

2 Thank D5268FTcathys
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299 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 231 helpful votes
Reviewed December 29, 2016

Enjoyed learning about the history associated with this building and grounds. The tour was interesting & informative. The garden was very nice - a great visit! I would recommend adding to your itinerary!

Thank ErnTrekker
Pekin, Illinois
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Reviewed November 30, 2016

The garden is behind one of three historic houses open for visits in downtown historic Annapolis; the other two are the Hammond Harwood House and the Chase-Lloyd House. The guide we had was knowledgeable and interesting.

Thank Pippadude

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