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Address: N. Morris St. and Strand, Oxford, MD 21654
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A replica of the first customs house established in the U.S.

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great little piece of history

what you see in the picture, is what you get. a tiny little building with a fence around it. i visit a couple times a year since- it's just down the street from my folks. if... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed June 19, 2016
l w
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 19, 2016

what you see in the picture, is what you get. a tiny little building with a fence around it. i visit a couple times a year since- it's just down the street from my folks. if you're in town- worth a stop, i wouldn't drive 30min to get there though.

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Clifton, Virginia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 12, 2016

One walk inside and you can imagine just how business was run in Oxford in its early heyday. This small but perfectly proportioned business center shows how trade was run nearly 300 years ago. Quaint, efficient and effective.

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Trappe, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 19, 2016

yes the oxford custom house is very small..it was built by Mr.Alvin Walbridge..he built it well the detail is in the craftsmanship...you have to vist it and go ride the ferry

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Easton, Maryland
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 18, 2015

The little building is a cute replica of the original customs house. The exterior is charming. However, it is very rarely open. Besides that, the original building was across the river. It really would be better used as a tourism center or ferry boat ticket office, or something.

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Easton, MD
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 18, 2014

The previous reviewer should have included the replica Customs House under Oxford, MD Attractions and not Easton, MD Attractions. Oxford is approximately 10 miles from Easton.

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Kutztown, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 5, 2013

We were staying in Oxford and saw this small building across the street near the ferry on Morris St. and the Strand. A sign indicated what it was and that it was open daily from 9 AM to 5 PM--wrong--it was not open at 10 AM when we were there--maybe because it was winter and few tourists were around. We... More 

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