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Thomas Stone National Historic Site

6655 Rose Hill Rd, Port Tobacco, MD 20677-3400
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Awesome and surprisingly full of historh

We stopped here and were surprised by how much we learned and enjoyed the visit. It was such a... read more

Reviewed 13 September 2017
merritteanderson
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Arlington, Virginia
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Decent Free, Colonial site, worth a short visit

The staff did a good job of telling the story of the the declaration signer Thomas Stone. The house... read more

Reviewed 22 August 2017
Zephyr_Travel
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Fredericksburg, Virginia
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6655 Rose Hill Rd, Port Tobacco, MD 20677-3400
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Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

We stopped here and were surprised by how much we learned and enjoyed the visit. It was such a pleasant and surprisingly had lots of facts and history that I had never been introduced to before. Definitely recommend.

1  Thank merritteanderson
Reviewed 22 August 2017

The staff did a good job of telling the story of the the declaration signer Thomas Stone. The house was mostly reconstructed. Their is a short wakling trail from the visitor center that leads into a open field, passing the stone cemetery, up to the...More

1  Thank Zephyr_Travel
Reviewed 10 July 2017

This Federal Park is a must-see if you are looking for history in Charles County. Thomas Stone's home and lands have been restored beautifully and the personnel are knowledgeable and personable. The farm and home are stunningly well preserved and during some holidays it is...More

1  Thank ohjimmymac
Reviewed 25 June 2017

Today we decided to take a Sunday drive to Port Tobacco, MD. Even though it is less than an hour from our home we had never visited this area. Our destination today was a National Historic Site the home of Thomas Stone, one of the...More

1  Thank Rebeljan
Reviewed 13 May 2017

This is an unknown, or at least to me, story and location. While Thomas Stone signed the Declaration of Independence he was not as flashy as the Franklins, Washingtons, and Jeffersons. However, getting to walk through his home I was able to connect with his...More

1  Thank Dewayne P
Reviewed 16 March 2017

The Thomas Stone National Historic Site is one of the least visited sites in the National Park Service - that alone should make this site worth a visit, especially if you are a connossieur of national parks. Resting amid peaceful 300+ acres, the former plantation...More

2  Thank Gryfudd
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Park Ranger was very interesting and knowledgeable. Only the lower floo is open plus the side building, tobacco barn and a corn crib. One can also visit the buriel area of the family. It's free and worth the visit.

1  Thank barron301
Reviewed 4 February 2017

Toured Thomas Stone NHS; appreciated the NPS ranger tour. Overall pretty bland site. Thomas Stone also seemed to play almost no role in the Revolution...not sure why he has a NHS.

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Reviewed 7 October 2016

Thomas Stone is one of the least known of America's founding fathers. Wealthy and very respected, Stone chose not to seek attention but serve his nation quietly in the shadows of Washington and Franklin. The tour of the home is fascinating given the unique design....More

1  Thank Randy L
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

We decided to give this a go once we read that Thomas Stone NHS was one of the least visited national park sites in the US (less than 6,000 visitors last year). There's a beautiful walking trail, and Stone's house and farm has been greatly...More

1  Thank Matthew B
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