- List of National Historic Landmarks in Maryland
This is a List of National Historic Landmarks in Maryland. There are currently 71 National Historic Landmarks (NHLs) in Maryland. Also included are short lists of former NHLs and of other historic sites of national importance administered by the National Park Service.
The NHLs are distributed over 17 of Maryland's 23 counties and its one county-equivalent, the independent city of Baltimore.
For consistency, places are listed by their National Historic Landmark program names.
 Landmark name Image Year listed Locality County* Description 1 Accokeek Creek Site image pending July 19, 1964 Accokeek Prince George's Archaeological site of a palisaded village occupied from ca. A.D. 1300 to ca. 1630 2 Baltimore (tug) November 4, 1993 Baltimore
none Oldest steam-powered tugboat in operation in the United States 3 Baltimore and Ohio Transportation Museum and Mount Clare Station September 15, 1961 Baltimore
none Collections of 19th- and 20th-century artifacts related to America's railroads; 250 pieces of railroad rolling stock; 15,000 artifacts; four nineteenth-century buildings, including the historic roundhouse; a mile of historic track 4 Clara Barton House January 12, 1965 Glen Echo
Montgomery Home of Clara Barton; American pioneer teacher, nurse, and humanitarian; founder of the American Red Cross 5 Bollman Truss Railroad Bridge February 16, 2000 Savage Howard Sole surviving example of the first successful all-metal bridge design to be adopted and consistently used on a railroad 6 Brice House April 15, 1970 Annapolis
Anne Arundel Preserved 18th century Georgian style brick house 7 Carrollton Viaduct November 11, 1971 Baltimore
none Oldest operating railway bridge in the world. 8 Rachel Carson House December 4, 1991 Silver Spring
Montgomery House where Rachel Carson wrote her classic work Silent Spring in 1962 9 Casselmans Bridge, National Road January 29, 1964 Grantsville Garrett Bridge built in 1813 on the National Road, the nation's first major public works project 10 Whittaker Chambers Farm image pending May 17, 1988 Westminster Carroll Farm home of Whittaker Chambers, accuser of Alger Hiss; papers hidden here in a pumpkin led to Hiss's conviction; Chambers wrote Witness, his best-selling autobiography, here 11 Chase-Lloyd House April 15, 1970 Annapolis
Anne Arundel Three-story brick Georgian mansion dating from 1769-1774 12 Chestertown Historic District April 15, 1970 Chestertown Kent 13 College of Medicine of Maryland September 25, 1997 Baltimore
none 14 Colonial Annapolis Historic District June 23, 1965 Annapolis Anne Arundel NRHP 66000383, and boundary increase NRHP 84003875, in 1984. 15 USS Constellation (frigate) May 23, 1963 Baltimore
none Constructed in 1854; sloop-of-war, or corvette; second United States Navy ship to carry this famous name 16 Doughoregan Manor November 11, 1971 Ellicott City Howard Built in 1766; until 1832 home of Charles Carroll, last surviving signer of the Declaration of Independence 17 Edna E. Lockwood (Bugeye) April 19, 1994 St. Michaels
Talbot Built in 1889; Chesapeake Bay bugeye; last working oyster boat of her kind 18 Ellicott City Station November 24, 1968 Ellicott City
Howard 19 First Unitarian Church November 7, 1973 Baltimore
none NRHP 72001495 20 Fort Frederick November 7, 1973 Big Pool Washington NRHP 73000939 21 Gaithersburg Latitude Observatory December 20, 1989 Gaithersburg
Montgomery NRHP 85001578 22 Greenbelt Historic District February 18, 1997 Greenbelt Prince George's 23 Habre-de-venture November 11, 1971 Port Tobacco
Charles NRHP 72001595 24 Hammond-Harwood House October 9, 1960 Annapolis
Anne Arundel NRHP 66000384 25 Hilda M. Willing (skipjack) image pending April 19, 1994 Tilghman
Talbot 26 His Lordship's Kindness April 15, 1970 Rosaryville Prince George's NRHP 70000853 27 Homewood November 11, 1971 Baltimore
none NRHP 71001033 28 Kathryn (skipjack) April 19, 1994 Tilghman Island
Talbot NRHP 85001090. 29 Kennedy Farm November 7, 1973 Samples Manor
Washington NRHP 73000941. Also known as John Brown's Headquarters]]. 30 Lightship No. 116, "Chesapeake" December 20, 1989 Baltimore
none Built in 1930 at Charleston Drydock & Machine Co; took on the name of whatever station she was anchored at 31 London Town Publik House April 15, 1970 Woodland Beach
Anne Arundel A county alms house 32 J. C. Lore Oyster House August 7, 2001 Solomons Calvert 33 Maryland Statehouse December 19, 1960 Annapolis
Anne Arundel NRHP 66000385 34 Elmer V. McCollum House image pending January 7, 1976 Baltimore
none NRHP 76002182 35 H. L. Mencken House July 28, 1983 Baltimore
none A home of author H. L. Mencken. The house is included in the Union Square-Hollins Market Historic District. 36 Minor Basilica of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary November 11, 1971 Baltimore
none 37 Monocacy Battlefield November 8, 1973 Frederick Frederick NRHP 66000908 38 Montpelier April 15, 1970 Laurel Prince George's NRHP 70000852 39 Mount Clare April 15, 1970 Baltimore
none NRHP 70000860 40 Mount Royal Station and Trainshed December 8, 1976 Baltimore
none NRHP 73002191. 41 Mount Vernon Place Historic District November 11, 1971 Baltimore none NRHP 71001037 42 Nellie Crockett (Buy-Boat) image pending April 19, 1994 Georgetown
Kent Chesapeake Bay oyster buy-boat; built in 1926. 43 Old Lock Pump House, Chesapeake and Delaware Canal January 12, 1965 Chesapeake City
Cecil NRHP 66000390 44 Paca House and Garden November 11, 1971 Annapolis
Anne Arundel 45 Peale's Baltimore Museum December 21, 1965 Baltimore
none NRHP 66000915 46 Phoenix Shot Tower November 11, 1971 Baltimore
none NRHP 69000373 47 Edgar Allan Poe House and Museum November 11, 1971 Baltimore
none NRHP 71001043 48 Rebecca T. Ruark (Skipjack) July 31, 2003 Tilghman Island Talbot 49 Ira Remsen House image pending May 15, 1975 Baltimore
none NRHP 75002102 50 Riversdale Mansion December 9, 1997 Riverdale Prince George's 51 Henry August Rowland House May 15, 1975 Baltimore
none Home of physicist Henry Augustus Rowland. Perhaps name should be Henry Augustus Rowland House, but it is not. 52 St. Mary's City Historic District August 4, 1969 St. Marys City St. Mary's 53 St. Mary's Seminary Chapel November 11, 1971 Baltimore
none 54 Sheppard and Enoch Pratt Hospital and Gate House November 11, 1971 Towson Baltimore County NRHP 71000369 55 Sion Hill April 27, 1992 Havre De Grace
Harford NRHP 90000608 56 Sotterley February 16, 2000 Hollywood St. Mary's 57 Spacecraft Magnetic Test Facility October 3, 1985 Greenbelt
Prince George's NRHP 85002811 58 Star-Spangled Banner Flag House December 16, 1969 Baltimore
none House where Mary Young Pickersgill sewed the large Star-Spangled Banner flag of the United States, to fly over Fort McHenry, inspiring the U.S. national anthem. 59 Peggy Stewart House November 7, 1973 Annapolis
Anne Arundel NRHP 73000887 60 USCGC Taney June 7, 1968 Baltimore none 61 Thomas Point Shoal Light Station January 20, 1999 Annapolis Anne Arundel 62 Thomas Viaduct, Baltimore & Ohio Railroad January 28, 1964 Relay
Baltimore County & Howard County NRHP 66000388. 63 USS Torsk January 14, 1986 Baltimore
none NRHP 86000090. 64 Tulip Hill April 15, 1970 Galesville Anne Arundel NRHP 70000261 65 United States Naval Academy July 4, 1961 Annapolis Anne Arundel NRHP 66000386. 66 Washington Aqueduct November 7, 1973 Great Falls, MD and Washington, DC Montgomery, MD and District of Columbia (Also in District of Columbia) 67 William Henry Welch House image pending January 7, 1976 Baltimore
none NRHP 76002186. 68 West St. Mary's Manor April 15, 1970 Drayden St. Mary's NRHP 70000854 69 Whitehall October 9, 1960 Annapolis Anne Arundel NRHP 66000387 70 Wm. B. TENNISON (Buy-Boat) April 19, 1994 Solomons
Calvert NRHP 80001799. 71 Wye House April 15, 1970 Easton Talbot
Historic areas of the NPS in Maryland
National Historical Parks, some National Monuments, and certain other areas listed in the National Park system are historic landmarks of national importance that are highly protected already, often before the inauguration of the NHL program in 1960, and are then often not also named NHLs per se. There are ___ of these in Maryland. The National Park Service lists these fourteen together with the NHLs in the state,
The Clara Barton National Historic Site, Monocacy National Battlefield and Thomas Stone National Historic Site are also NHLs and are listed above (with the latter under its alternative name, Habre de Venture)
The other seven are:
Landmark name Image Date established Location County Description 1 Antietam National Battlefield August 30, 1890 Sharpsburg Washington 2 Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park Maryland County Also included in District of Columbia and West Virginia 3 Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine Baltimore none 4 Fort Washington Park Fort Washington Prince George's County 5 Hampton National Historic Site Hampton, Maryland Baltimore County 6 Harpers Ferry National Historical Park Maryland Washington County Also included in Virginia and West Virginia 7 Piscataway Park Accokeek Prince George's County
Former NHLs in Maryland
There are two former NHLs. One building in Maryland was demolished and de-designated, and there is a ship that was moved in and then out of the state: the nuclear-powered commercial vessel NS Savannah.
Landmark name Image Date designated Locality County Description 1 Resurrection Manor
17 February 2006 (withdrawn)
St. Mary's Demolished and replaced by a modern home, so de-designated. 2 NS Savannah 17 July 1991 Patriot's Point Charleston (formerly) Charleston (formerly) Nuclear-powered merchant cargo and passenger vessel. It was at Patriot's point from 1982 until 1994, when it was removed to Baltimore, MD. So it was temporarily a NHL in MD. It is now in Virginia.
- List of Registered Historic Places in Maryland
- List of National Historic Landmarks by state
- ^ Numbers represent an ordering by significant words. Various colorings, defined here, differentiate the National Monuments, National Historic Sites, National Historic Landmark Districts and other higher designations from other NHL buildings, structures, sites or objects.
- ^ a b c National Park Service (June 2011). "National Historic Landmarks Survey: List of National Historic Landmarks by State" (PDF). http://www.cr.nps.gov/nhl/designations/Lists/LIST11.pdf. Retrieved 2011-07-04. .
- ^ National Park Service. "National Historic Landmark Program: NHL Database". http://tps.cr.nps.gov/nhl/default.cfm. Retrieved 2007-08-14.
- ^ County or county-equivalent
- ^ National Park Service. "National Historic Landmark Program: NHL Database". http://tps.cr.nps.gov/nhl/default.cfm. Retrieved on various dates.
- ^ [|Chambers, Whittaker] (1952). Witness. Random House. ISBN 0-89526-571-0.
- ^ [|Chambers, Whittaker] (1964). Cold Friday. Random House. ISBN 0-39441-969-3.
- ^ These are listed on p.112-113 of "National Historic Landmarks Survey: List of National Historic Landmarks by State", November 2007 version.
- ^ Date of listing as National Historic Site or similar designation, from various sources in articles indexed.
- ^ NHL webpage on it, for use in article
- ^ "N.S. SAVANNAH (Nuclear Merchant Ship)". National Historic Landmark summary listing. National Park Service. http://tps.cr.nps.gov/nhl/detail.cfm?ResourceId=1845&ResourceType=Structure. Retrieved 2008-03-27.
- "National Historic Landmarks Survey: List of National Historic Landmarks by State--Maryland (71)" (PDF). National Park Service. http://www.cr.nps.gov/nhl/designations/Lists/MD01.pdf. Retrieved 2008-02-08.
- National Historic Landmarks Program, at National Park Service
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