Mount Calvert Historical and Archaeological Park

Mount Calvert Historical and Archaeological Park

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Coordinates :  W     38-47-07N     76-42-48W
Address & Directions from a Major Highway :
16801 Mount Calvert Road
Upper Marlboro, MD 20772

From Route 301, turn onto Route 382 (Croom Road). Go 3 miles and turn left onto Mt. Calvert Road. Continue 3 miles to park entrance.

Public or Private : Operated by The Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission, Department of Parks and Recreation, Prince George’s County
Site Access (days & hours) : Open daily, 8:00 a.m to sunset

Special arrangements for use (requirements & contact’s phone number) : 301-627-1286


Special Interests (museum, fishing pier, swimming pool, etc.) : Mount Calvert is one of the most significant historical and archaeological sites in Prince George’s County. It’s rich archaeological and historical resources represent over 8000 years of human culture. An interpretive trail and a museum exhibit tell the story of Mount Calvert’s past. Signs along the trail highlight American Indian cultures, colonial Charles Town, a 19th century, African-American history, the War of 1812, and the Chesapeake Beach Railway.

The park features ongoing archaeological and historical research and provides programs and hands-on activities for the public. Hiking is also permitted. Relic or artifact collecting is strictly prohibited.

Parking: (number of spaces, distance to the water) : More than 20
Fees : Free
Wheel Chair Access : Yes
Toilets : Yes
Picnic tables : Yes
Camping : No

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