Part 2 will cover six more historic Annapolis houses. Pick up a map of the self-guided tour at the Annapolis Visitors Center on 26 West Street, which is open daily 9-5.
Charles Carroll/The Barrister House
St. John’s College, 60 College Avenue
Built in 1722, the structure is one of the oldest houses dating from the Annapolis’ Colonial Period. The house was moved to St. John’s College by the Historic Annapolis Foundation, which fully restored it in 2013.
22 Maryland Avenue
Edward Lloyd IV purchased the unfinished house from Samuel Chase, an Annapolis lawyer who later signed the Declaration of Independence. Between 1769 and 1774, Lloyd completed construction. Francis Scott Key, the composer of America’s national anthem, married Lloyd’s youngest daughter here. Designated a National Historic Landmark on April 15, 1970.
19 Maryland Avenue
Considered as having the “Most Beautiful Doorway in America,” the house was built in 1774 for Mathias Hammond. It was the last project of William Buckland, a renowned American architect of the Colonial period. Designated a National Historic Landmark on October 9, 1960.
42 East Street
Between 1767 and 1773, lawyer and planter James Brice constructed this stately five-part Georgian mansion. Designated a National Historic Landmark on April 15, 1970.
Ogle Hall/Alumni House
247 King George Street
Constructed from 1739 to 1742, the structure was named after the Ogle family, who resided there between 1747 and 1815. George Washington and the Marquis de Lafayette were among the visitors of the house.
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