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Beautiful Home of the Past

Very nicely maintained home of Annapolis Elite of yesteryear. Large garden with gate house and pond.

Reviewed yesterday
Chicagoneenie
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chicago
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... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
macombs
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Indianapolis, Indiana
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This garden is a perfect example of a pre-Revolutionary War garden.
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186 Prince George St, Annapolis, MD 21401-1724
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Reviewed yesterday

Very nicely maintained home of Annapolis Elite of yesteryear. Large garden with gate house and pond.

Thank Chicagoneenie
Reviewed 5 days ago

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 was nice to hear about the history of the city...More

Thank macombs
Reviewed 1 week ago

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 weren't. When we were there, their were only some flowers...More

Thank 925Pamela
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

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 paintings, The Lord Baltimore hibiscus, purple asters, and more.

1  Thank D5268FTcathys
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Do not leave Annapolis until a tour of this house has been taken! Beautifully maintained home and gardens. Portraits of the family and period pieces. This museum home is very easy to walk to from historic downtown Annapolis.

Thank Annette K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The gardens were nice and well kept. We did the house and garden tour. The full house tour was okay, but a bit boring compared to others. The house does have an interesting history. If you go to the visitors center first you can get...More

1  Thank stephanie m
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've lived in the Annapolis area for six years and had never visited the Paca House and Gardens until I got nudged by an out of town friend to take him. Garden was a little droopy at this hot time of year ...most flowers had...More

Thank PTS95
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a highlight and a great find on our trip to Annapolis. Our tour guide was so knowledgable and personable. The house is symbolic of a by gone era. My husband and I really enjoyed the gardens outside, especially the herb garden. I Highly...More

Thank LAKOR
Reviewed 30 April 2018

Really enjoyed our visit to the William Paca house and gardens. We took the whole house tour which gave a glimpse of the life of a well-off family during colonial times. Our tour guide was very knowledgeable and engaging. We took a nice self-guided stroll...More

1  Thank Chuck F
Reviewed 12 April 2018 via mobile

We visited on a weekday and found street parking immediately in front of the house, but it isn't far from a public parking garage. The staff is very nice. Mr. Paca (apparently pronounced pehka) signed the Declaration of Independence (look under John Hancock's signature). The...More

1  Thank clarencestiehm
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Response from Winifred L | Reviewed this property |
I walked over from the Downtown area. There really is no good parking. You will probably have to park a couple blocks away or by the pier. Sometimes you find parking along the shops, but I would no suggest parking there... More
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