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William Paca House and Garden

186 Prince George St., Annapolis, MD 21401
(410) 990-4543

About William Paca House and Garden

William Paca House and Garden

The William Paca House & Garden is a National Historic Landmark, restored to its colonial-era splendor by Historic Annapolis, a non-profit organization dedicated to preserving Annapolis. Take some time to experience the 18th century life of lawyer, and signer of the Declaration of Independence, William Paca, as you browse through his breathtaking home. The House is open for docent-led tours for individuals and groups. Tours take place hourly on the half-hour, last approximately 40 minutes, and encompass two floors of 18th-century history. Walk through the parlor, kitchen, grand foyer and many bedrooms, getting a true sense of what it was like to be a part of the high-society of Annapolis during the 1700s. You can take a self-paced tour of the garden at any time during open hours. After a tour, visit the gift shop and pick up some souvenirs to remember this unique experience. The house and garden can also be rented out by those seeking an historic setting for events such as weddings, meetings, and reunions.

Nice Garden...Much nicer in season!
We stopped in for a tour of the Paca house and garden. We were visiting in early December, so the garden was not at all in its glory. Still, we enjoyed wandering around and seeing the layout. The... Read Full Review
Interesting home & gardens
I was there in the fall, so the gardens weren't in bloom. But it was all very interesting and was educational. Read Full Review
Lovely garden in the middle of downtown Annapolis
I headed to the Paca House Garden on the advice of a lovely local I met after lunch. William Paca is one of the signers of the Declaration of Independence. It was a warm day (74 in mid-October!) For... Read Full Review

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