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I didn't know who Thomas Stone was until I came by this NPS site

Thomas Stone isn't exactly someone that made his way into the history books like some of his other... read more

Reviewed 25 August 2018
Aspiring_Critic
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Raleigh, North Carolina
Limited return on investment

Overall I am glad the NPS has this property, as it is a good reminder of an estate from the... read more

Reviewed 20 July 2018
Hatzlacha
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Virginia
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Reviewed 25 August 2018

Thomas Stone isn't exactly someone that made his way into the history books like some of his other contempoaries at the time. Others certainly gained more celebrity while Thomas quietly did his part and is now forever immortalized by being a signer of the Declaration...More

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Reviewed 20 July 2018

Overall I am glad the NPS has this property, as it is a good reminder of an estate from the revolutionary period. The house is the highlight of the park, with access only via guided tours (but no set schedule, just when people are ready...More

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Reviewed 17 July 2018

What was meant to be a just half hour tour through a signer's of the Declaration of Independence home was a delightful, very enjoyable afternoon because David, the park ranger who gave our tour, was knowledgeable, humorous and obviously enjoyed his job and talking with...More

1  Thank fufkedog
Reviewed 26 June 2018

This is the second time I have visited here, and I strongly recommend this Historic Site. First, there is no admission! Second, you will learn quite a bit of history. Third, even though it is a small site, it is a nice place to relax...More

1  Thank V B
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

The home and farm of a signer of the Declaration of Independence. The property was in the Stone family until it became a part of the NPS. The furnishings are authentic and as a result of some acquisitions by the Baltimore Art Museum and pictures...More

2  Thank whiskey3pa
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

We stopped here and were surprised by how much we learned and enjoyed the visit. It was such a pleasant and surprisingly had lots of facts and history that I had never been introduced to before. Definitely recommend.

2  Thank merritteanderson
Reviewed 23 August 2017

The staff did a good job of telling the story of the the declaration signer Thomas Stone. The house was mostly reconstructed. Their is a short wakling trail from the visitor center that leads into a open field, passing the stone cemetery, up to the...More

2  Thank Zephyr_Travel
Reviewed 10 July 2017

This Federal Park is a must-see if you are looking for history in Charles County. Thomas Stone's home and lands have been restored beautifully and the personnel are knowledgeable and personable. The farm and home are stunningly well preserved and during some holidays it is...More

2  Thank ohjimmymac
Reviewed 26 June 2017

Today we decided to take a Sunday drive to Port Tobacco, MD. Even though it is less than an hour from our home we had never visited this area. Our destination today was a National Historic Site the home of Thomas Stone, one of the...More

2  Thank Rebeljan
Reviewed 14 May 2017

This is an unknown, or at least to me, story and location. While Thomas Stone signed the Declaration of Independence he was not as flashy as the Franklins, Washingtons, and Jeffersons. However, getting to walk through his home I was able to connect with his...More

2  Thank Dewayne P
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