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Sotterley Historic Plantation

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Sotterley Plantation

Day trip from Solomon's MWR area. Plantation is the last plantation in MD, it dates back to 1699... read more

Reviewed August 14, 2019
GaryB4085
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Dundalk Sparrows Point, Maryland
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A Piece of History!

We enjoyed our visit despite the sweltering heat. Our tour guide happened to be the Executive... read more

Reviewed August 1, 2019
kgpena
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Arlington, Virginia
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An 18th-century house that sits on a high bluff with wonderful views of the Patuxent River.
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44300 Sotterley Lane, Hollywood, MD 20636
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Reviewed August 14, 2019 via mobile

Day trip from Solomon's MWR area. Plantation is the last plantation in MD, it dates back to 1699. Our guide was Craig who was extremely knowledgeable, & it seemed he welcomed our questions & knew the answers to all of them. Recommend watching the 15...More

Date of experience: August 2019
1  Thank GaryB4085
Reviewed August 1, 2019

We enjoyed our visit despite the sweltering heat. Our tour guide happened to be the Executive Director. She was very knowledgeable and gave us a very thorough visit/tour. Truly a hidden gem!

Date of experience: July 2019
1  Thank kgpena
Reviewed March 4, 2019

Take a step back in time or just go for a nice walk on this beautiful plantation. so many things to see and do - come out for the farmers market or one of the many festivals. One of our favorite places!

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank John S
Reviewed November 14, 2018

I'm not sure whether or not this is a 5-star attraction; it's the only plantation I have ever visited so I have nothing to compare it to. I gave it 5 stars simply for how much I enjoyed being there. I visited during the off...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Pumpkin88
Reviewed July 19, 2018

Lovely spot. Very interesting to see how this place and its owners fit into the fabric of history. Our tour guide, Ken, was a wealth of knowledge and cheerfully answered our questions. We were there for about 2 hours. The self-guided exhibits were well done....More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank LisaCV59
Reviewed July 11, 2018

What a fascinating place! From Colonial life to the granddaughter of JP Morgan. Beautiful setting, artifacts, and pictures covering 200+ years. Make sure to see the film, preferably before seeing the house. The docent doesn't volunteer this information so pay attention. There is a lot...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Helen T
Reviewed July 1, 2018

Sotterley sits majestically on a hillside overlooking the Patuxent River, on what was originally a 2000 acre property. Built in 1703 with only 2 rooms, it was expanded by several owners over the next 300 years, Sotterley is a national treasure and the only Tidewater...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Mark G
Reviewed June 13, 2018

I attended a wedding at Sotterley recently and it was a very nice rustic setting for an informal, fun wedding reception. One downside: There was no recycling. We grabbed a trash bag and collected the bottles and cans ourselves during clean-up and took them back...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Andy F
Reviewed November 10, 2017

This is a Historical Site. Much can be learned here,Staff seemed very Knowledgeable and had stories to relate to the Home and grounds. Check Calendar for special events. Enjoyed time spent here with the Grandchildren.

Date of experience: September 2017
2  Thank JosephCDarnallJr
Reviewed September 6, 2017

I have lived in Md for over 10 years. However, in that time I drove by Sotterly a hundred times and never took a left into the plantation. Now, I have taken the turn into history, a plantation with a beautiful house and gardens. It...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Response from kgpena | Reviewed this property |
Their website says Saturdays
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Joann F
October 10, 2018|
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Response from Helen T | Reviewed this property |
It would be nice to walk the grounds but the house alone is fine. Go and enjoy.
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