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William Paca House and Garden

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

I liked it more than I thought I would
We did of the house and then walked around the garden. The house tour was very informative, although our tour guide could not answer many questions asked. The house has an interesting history and it... Read Full Review
William Paca House
It was a pleasant walk to the William Paca house and the guide was very informative. It was very interesting to see how they lived. I personally expected the gardens to be gorgeous, but they... Read Full Review
Beautiful flowers and fabulous house docents
Especially cool things to see: the John Shaw/William Faris floor clock in the dining room, the incredible kitchen with faux foods, the Paca silver, The Paca bed upstairs, The Charles Wilson Peale... Read Full Review

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