Waverly (Croom, Maryland)

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Location 8901 Duvall Road, Croom, Maryland
Coordinates 38°45′59″N76°44′14″W / 38.76639°N 76.73722°W / 38.76639; -76.73722 Coordinates: 38°45′59″N76°44′14″W / 38.76639°N 76.73722°W / 38.76639; -76.73722
Built 1855
Architect Unknown
Architectural style Italianate
NRHP reference # 87000800 [1]
Added to NRHP June 2, 1987

Waverly is a historic home located at Croom in Prince George's County, Maryland. The house, constructed in 1855, is a 2 12-story, two-part Italianate-style frame house. The casing of the principal entrance is a combination of both the Greek Revival and Italianate styles. Also on the property are two of the original outbuildings, a meathouse and a washhouse. [2]

Croom, Maryland Census-designated place in Maryland

Croom is an unincorporated community and census-designated place in Prince George's County, Maryland, United States. As of the 2010 census it had a population of 2,631. It largely consists of former tobacco farms and forests converting to Washington, DC bedroom subdivisions such as nearby Marlton. The main part of Patuxent River Park is in Croom.

Prince Georges County, Maryland County in the United States

Prince George's County is a county in the U.S. state of Maryland, bordering the eastern portion of Washington, D.C. As of the 2010 U.S. Census, the population was 863,420, making it the second-most populous county in Maryland, behind only Montgomery County. Its county seat is Upper Marlboro. It is one of the richest African American-majority counties in the United States, with five of its communities identified in a 2015 top ten list.

Maryland State of the United States of America

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 1987. [1]

National Register of Historic Places federal list of historic sites in the United States

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References

  1. 1 2 National Park Service (2008-04-15). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places . National Park Service.
  2. Susan G. Pearl (September 1986). "National Register of Historic Places Registration: Waverly" (PDF). Maryland Historical Trust. Retrieved 2015-08-01.