Waverly in 1934
|Location||13535 Waverly Point Road, near Morgantown, Maryland|
|Area||136 acres (55 ha)|
|NRHP reference #||75000886|
|Added to NRHP||August 11, 1975|
Waverley is a historic home located near Morgantown, Charles County, Maryland. It is a large two story, five-bay, Flemish-bond brick house, that faces the Potomac River. All interior woodwork is characteristic of the Federal period.
Morgantown is an unincorporated community in Charles County, Maryland. It lies south of the Governor Harry W. Nice Memorial Bridge on the Potomac River at Lower Cedar Point. It is known for the Mirant Morgantown Generating Station smokestacks. The community had ferryboat service to Potomac Beach in Virginia before the present bridge opened in 1940. Waverley was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1975. In 2007, a controversial coal barge loading facility was under construction at the power plant on Popes Creek.
Charles County is a county located in the southern central portion of the U.S. state of Maryland. As of the 2010 census, the population was 146,551. The county seat is La Plata. The county was named for Charles Calvert (1637–1715), third Baron Baltimore.
Maryland is a state in the Mid-Atlantic region of the United States, bordering Virginia, West Virginia, and the District of Columbia to its south and west; Pennsylvania to its north; and Delaware to its east. The state's largest city is Baltimore, and its capital is Annapolis. Among its occasional nicknames are Old Line State, the Free State, and the Chesapeake Bay State. It is named after the English queen Henrietta Maria, known in England as Queen Mary.
It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1975.
The National Register of Historic Places (NRHP) is the United States federal government's official list of districts, sites, buildings, structures, and objects deemed worthy of preservation for their historical significance. A property listed in the National Register, or located within a National Register Historic District, may qualify for tax incentives derived from the total value of expenses incurred preserving the property.
Gambrill House, also known as Boscobel House and Edgewood, is a house near Frederick, Maryland in the Monocacy National Battlefield. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1985.
Snow Hill is a manor house located south of Laurel, Maryland, off Maryland Route 197, in Prince George's County. Built between 1799 and 1801, the 1 1/2-story brick house is rectangular, with a gambrel roof, interior end chimneys, and shed dormers. It has a center entrance with transom and a small gabled porch. A central hall plan was used, with an elaborate interior and corner cupboards. The original south wing was removed and rebuilt, and the home restored in 1940. The Late Georgian style house was the home of Samuel Snowden, part owner of extensive family ironworks, inherited from his father Richard Snowden. and is now owned and operated by the Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission as a rental facility.
Chiswell's Inheritance, also known as Chiswell's Manor, Chiswell's Delight and Grayhaven Manor, is a historic home located at Poolesville, Montgomery County, Maryland, United States. It is a two-story, five-bay brick plantation house with an attached kitchen wing on the south end. Inlaid in glazed brick near the peak of the gable is the inscription "C S" with the date "1796" below.
Milton is a historic home located at Bethesda, Montgomery County, Maryland, United States. The house was constructed in two stages and is built of uncoursed granite. The older section, constructed prior to 1820, is one and one-half stories and a two-story three bay structure was subsequently built in 1847. Outbuildings on the property include a square, stone smokehouse with a square, hipped roof, and a 19th-century stone ice house. It was the home of Nathan Loughborough, Comptroller of the Treasury during the John Adams administration. From 1934 until the 1970s, the house was owned by the agricultural economist, Mordecai J. Ezekiel.
Grahame House, Graham House, Mansion House, Graeme House, or Patuxent Manor, is a historic home located at Lower Marlboro, Calvert County, Maryland. It is an 18th-century original 1 1⁄2-story brick shell laid in Flemish bond with a steeply pitched gable roof. Later alterations have included the purchase and removal of the fine paneling throughout the house to the Henry Francis du Pont Winterthur Museum. Charles Grahame, for whom the home is named, was associated with Frederick Calvert, sixth Lord Baltimore, through Grahame's brother, David Grahame and with Thomas Johnson, first elected Governor of the State of Maryland, through Grahame's son.
Cedar Park is a historic home at Galesville, Anne Arundel County, Maryland, United States. It was originally constructed in 1702 as a 1 1⁄2-story post-in-the-ground structure, with hand-hewn timbers and riven clapboards and chimneys at either end, the earliest surviving earthfast constructed dwelling in Maryland and Virginia. Later additions and modifications, in 1736 and in the early 19th century, resulted in the brick structure of today. Also on the property is a frame tenant house or slave quarters of the mid-19th century. Between 1825 and 1834, it was an academy for young women operated by Margaret Mercer as "Miss Mercer's School."
Mulberry Fields is a historic home located at Beauvue, St. Mary's County, Maryland, United States. It was built about 1763, and is a large 2 1⁄2-story, 5-bay by 2-bay, hip-roofed brick house. On the front is a two-story Doric portico, built about 1820. The house is the only remaining Georgian "mansion-type" home in an area and has a panoramic view of the Potomac River, with a mile-long allee stretching downhill to the riverbank.
Sandgates On Cat Creek is a historic home located at Oakville, St. Mary's County, Maryland. It is a 1 1⁄2-story, three-bay frame structure with brick ends built between 1740 and 1780. It is one of the best and most authentic restorations in Southern Maryland.
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Henry's Grove is a historic home located at Berlin, Worcester County, Maryland, United States. It was built in 1792, and is a 2 1⁄2-story gable-roofed brick house with all walls laid in Flemish bond. The house retains virtually all of its original interior detailing. Also on the property are a 20th-century frame tenant house and four frame outbuildings. It was built for a planter, John Fassitt, whose initials and the date 1792 are inscribed on a plaque in a gable end.
Hitt's Mill and Houses, also known as Pry's Mill, Valley Mills, Hitt House, is a historic home and mill complex located at Keedysville, Washington County, Maryland, United States. It is a five-story stone and brick structure built as a grist mill. The ground story and the first full story above ground level are constructed of coursed limestone; the upper stories are built of brick. Also on the property is a square log outbuilding with a hipped roof, a large frame bank barn, and part of a fieldstone barnyard fence. The mill and the Hitt house served as hospitals during and after the nearby Civil War Battle of Antietam.
Hope House is a historic home located near Easton, Talbot County, Maryland. It is a seven-part brick mansion in which the central block is the original, Federal portion, built about 1800. The hyphens, wings, and additions were built during the first decade of the 20th century to replace earlier hyphens and wings. It was home to members of the Tilghman and Lloyd families.
Troth's Fortune, also known as Troth's Farm, is a historic home in Easton, Talbot County, Maryland, United States. It is a 1 1⁄2-story, two-room deep, gambrel-roofed dwelling with a medieval style stair tower and a richly detailed interior. The house has two 20th century frame wings. It was probably built between the years 1686 and 1710, and is a well-preserved example of late 17th century Maryland vernacular architecture.
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The Maryland Historical Trust is an agency of Maryland Department of Planning and serves as the Maryland State Historic Preservation Office. The agency serves to assist in research, conservation, and education,of Maryland's historical and cultural heritage.
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