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Drayden African-American Schoolhouse

18287 Cherryfield Road Drayden, MD 20630
Phone:301-994-1471 •  www.stmarysmd.com/recreate/museums

One of the best preserved African-American schoolhouses in the country, the structure, built in the late 1800’s, dates to the era of segregated schools.  Interpretive markers on the grounds tell its story.  Tours by advance arrangement.


Cecil’s Old Mill

20853 Indian Bridge Road California MD 20619
Phone: 301-994-1510

Today the mill serves as an outlet for locally made arts and crafts of the St. Mary’s County Art Association. It retains its water wheel and includes a display of artifacts. Cecil’s Store and Post Office is now Cecil’s Country Store selling antiques and collectibles.

Thomas Stone National Historic Site

6655 Rose Hill Road, Port Tobacco, MD 20677
Phone: 301-392-1776 • www.nps.gov/thst

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This site features Haberdeventure, the NPS-operated home of five generations of the Stone family, including Thomas Stone, one of Maryland’s signers of the Declaration of Independence.  The site includes a visitor center and family cemetery.

The Dr. Mudd House Museum

Dr. Mudd House

3725 Dr. Samuel Mudd Road, Waldorf, MD 20601
Phone: 301-274-9358 • http://drmudd.org

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Featured on “Maryland Civil War Trails: Escape of an Assassin,” the house and farm commemorate the life of Dr. Samuel Mudd, the physician who treated the injured leg of John Wilkes Booth after he assassinated President Abraham Lincoln in April of 1865.