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

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Step back in Time!

The house is beautiful and the docent led tour was very interesting. The rooms are set up to show how life was - for these lucky ones. There are still projects they are... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
jrgren
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Morgantown, West Virginia

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Morgantown, West Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The house is beautiful and the docent led tour was very interesting. The rooms are set up to show how life was - for these lucky ones. There are still projects they are working on, and that was also fascinating. The gardens were lovely - the spring house in back so picturesque! A wonderful history lesson.

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North Merrick, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The house was beautifully restored with details that give you a sense of life at that time. The kitchen was fascinating...with a hand-rotation contraption in the fireplace to cook meat, and samples of the kinds of foods and desserts they ate during that time. The fireplace in one of the living rooms was beautifully restored, as was the rest of... More 

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Mentor, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The gardens are exquisite, serene and peaceful. The house has been lovingly restored with the best displays of everyday life I have seen.

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Konigstein im Taunus, Germany
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed the excellent visit. The house, garden and historic objects are beautiful and impressive. The guides are very skilled and motivated. Do not miss to visit this amazing place

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stroll down do the pond and small bridge; you'll be rewarded with stunning water lilies and bumblebee laden flowering bushes!

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Greensburg, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Restored historic house in Annapolis, close to Naval Academy, water front. Informed, humorous docent. NOT handicap accessible, although they worked with us as much as possible. Nice gardens restored to resemble background of a portrait of Wm Paca

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Oak Island, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016

The house and garden have been meticulously restored to their 1780 grandeur. The house is in immaculate condition with colors true to the period and flooring mostly original. The walls are covered in wall paper and painted as done during the period. Furnishing have been researched and the house have pieces authentic to house and period. A few of the... More 

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Annapolis, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

This is a beautiful federal period house that is furnished in authentic antique furniture. While not the actual furniture of William Paca it is true to the era. We had a docent lead tour that lasted oven an hour. The docent was very knowledgeable about Paca's life and the times. The garden outside is quite large but not in particularly... More 

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Evanston, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016

We did the hour tour of the house. Our guide was knowledgable, approachable and had a great sense of humor. I was particularly interested in the home's 18th century kitchen. The garden was in bloom and it was a scenic and peaceful way to end our tour.

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Lake Hopatcong, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

Go see the home of one of the original signers of the Declaration of Independence. You can visit the over 2 acre gardens and learn history of the house and it's occupants. Well led tours make this a great stop!

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