National Historic Site
6655 Rosehill Rd
Port Tobacco, MD 20677
Stone National Historic Site
When Thomas Stone signed the
Declaration of Independence he literally wrote
himself into American history.
Immerse yourself in revolutionary history. Visit
the restored house and stroll the 322 acres of
Haberdeventure, a �dwelling place in the winds�.
Purchased in 1770 by Thomas Stone, this restored
plantation home has been open to the public as a
National Historic Site since 1997.
Located in Charles County,
Maryland, Thomas Stone National Historic Site is 30
miles south of Washington D.C.
The site is located 5 miles west of HWY 301 (La
Plata, MD) on Rose Hill Road between Maryland Routes
6 and 225 near Port Tobacco, Maryland.
The story of Thomas Stone
National Historic Site is not just the story of one
of Maryland's signers of the Declaration of
Independence. The telling of this story incorporates
an almost two thousand year history.
From American Indians, to
European colonization, to the struggles of the
enslaved African-Americans, the story of Thomas
Stone National Historic Site is not just one story,
but many stories, told by the participants
Days and Hours of
- Winter: 9-5
Wednesday-Sunday (Labor Day - Memorial Day)
- Summer: Open 9-5 Daily
(Memorial Day - Labor Day)
- Closed: Thanksgiving,
December 25 and January 1
Ranger-Led tours of Haberdeventure, Thomas Stone's
home, are available until 4 pm. Tours last
approximately 30 minutes.
Visitors are also welcome to
experience the park at their own pace to stroll
across the park grounds amidst the farm buildings or
travel old farm trace roads and imagine the past.
The park contains the restored home of Thomas Stone,
outbuildings and family cemetery. A Visitor Center
features exhibits, an orientation film, sales area
and restrooms. Admission to the park is free.
Parking is available at the Visitor Center.
The Visitor Center and Haberdeventure are