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Historic London Town & Gardens

839 Londontown Road, Edgewater, MD 21037
(410) 222-1919

About Historic London Town & Gardens

Experience history, archeology and horticulture at this 23 acre county park. Reconstruction of colonial buildings from the "lost town" of London, tours of the William Brown House (a national Historic Landmark), an 8-acre woodland garden and 2 historic gardens are featured.



- Family Friendly

- Pet Friendly


- Gift Shop / Shopping On Site

- Group Tours Available

- Private Tours Available

- Restrooms Onsite



- Wheelchair


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- Payment Methods Accepted

American Express, Cash, Check, Discover, Master Card, Visa,

- Bus Parking

- Free Parking

An Unknown Historic Place
The history of this place is pretty amazing, and very few people even know of this place. It is off the beaten path and worth seeing. Read Full Review
The Rise and Fall of a Colonial Town
Interesting history here of a once-bustling town that fell by the wayside as times changed and wars interfered with commerce. William Brown Tavern (circa 1760) filled with fascinating architectural... Read Full Review
A beautiful place.
We go during the summer to their summer concert series. The music is always great and the atmosphere is spectacular with the South river in the background and surrounded by beautiful gardens. The... Read Full Review

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Illuminated London Town
Historic London Town & Gardens

Illuminated London Town

December 7, 2018

Experience the magic of a winter evening at Illuminated London Town! Sip hot cider and roast s'mores beside roaring fires in the Historic Area, included in the price. Explore the gardens, illuminated with festive holiday lights. Discover colonial nighttime and holidays at a candlelit William Brown House, decorated for the season. Enjoy special performances in the gardens each week  -- including the Chesapeake Revelers or the Londontowne Symphony Orchestra. The Coffee Table Truck will have hot specialty drinks for sale. Bring the family to celebrate wintertime and the holidays with us at Illuminated London Town! And bring your dogs! Dogwood Acres Pet Retreat is sponsoring a s’mores “pup-cession” stand. Leashed dogs allowed, except in the William Brown House. Fridays and Saturdays, December 1-2, 8-9, 15-16. Rain or shine.    

Sins and Secrets
Historic London Town & Gardens

Sins and Secrets

October 19, 2018

Pirates, murder, and scandal aplenty await you on this adults-only, after-hours tour of Historic London Town and Gardens. Explore the dark underbelly of London’s history. Walk the streets of the long dead seaport, discovering its more salacious stories. Learn about headless chickens, forgotten cemeteries, drunken escapades, sheep pirates, and sailors killed by a fowl! Bring back alive the tavern atmosphere with refreshments included in the price. Cash bar with all registrants receiving a ticket for 1 drink included. Pre-registration highly recommended. Click the ticket link.