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The Carroll Family and Carroll House: Perseverance and Power

The elegant Carroll House, its beautiful gardens, and its gorgeous setting make it hard to believe that three generations of its residents suffered religious persecution. Each generation was led by a Charles Carroll, and each added so significantly to the family’s fortune that the third Charles was…

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Maryland Signers of the Declaration of Independence

The Declaration of Independence was sanctioned on July 4, 1776. Signed by 56 delegates to the Continental Congress, the Declaration announced that the America's thirteen colonies would now be regarded as thirteen independent, sovereign states – no longer under British rule. This was the first…

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