The 18th century Harmony Hall mansion is located on a 62.5-acre open pasture land estate along the Potomac River. This estate was purchased by the National Park Service in 1966, to preserve southern Maryland cultural heritage. Surrounded by a rich landscape, it offers visitors many chances to connect with Colonial History. The park also home to the remains of the Want Water House and canal.
Hampton the Story of America
The Hampton estate was created and evolved through the actions of diverse groups in a nation struggling to define its own concept of freedom.
Welcome to the Urban Oasis, Greenbelt Park, Maryland
Just twelve miles from Washington, D.C., Greenbelt Park is located in suburban Greenbelt, Maryland.
The park features a 174 site campground with specific site reservations, nine miles of trails, and three picnic areas.
The campground is open all year round.
The campground is known for its affordability, safety, peaceful surroundings, and National Park Service hospitality.
Fun is where you find it!”
Glen Echo Park began in 1891 as a National Chautauqua Assembly “to promote liberal and practical education.” By 1911, it transformed into DC’s premier amusement park until it closed in 1968. Since 1971, the National Park Service has owned and operated the site and today, with the help of the Glen Echo Park Partnership for Arts and Culture, offers year-round cultural and recreational activities.
To Defend A Nation
Built to defend the river approach to Washington, DC, Fort Washington has stood as silent sentry for over 200 years. As technologies advanced so did Fort Washington, from the brick and stone of the 19th century to the concrete and steel of the 20th century.