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    Oxon Cove Park & Oxon Hill Farm

    Maryland

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  • Saturday October 4, 2014 Program Change

    Our Meet the Dairy Cow, Chicken Program, and Park's Past tour of the historic house will be offered on October 4, 2014. However, the Wagon Ride will not take place. Please call the park at 301.839.1176, if you have any questions.

Weekly Programs for School Groups

Educators,

You can also make a reservation for your group to participate in our weekly programs.

These programs are:

Meet the Dairy Cow
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday, 11:30 am
Saturday, Sunday, Wednesday, and Friday, 10 am
75 students or less

Meet the dairy cow, and learn about cows, agriculture, food products, and more.

Meet the Chicken
Saturday - Thursday, 11 am
25 students or less
Learn about this important farm animal, the chicken. Children will have an opportunity to feed the chickens, pet the chicken, and learn about the eggs they lay.

Scenic Wagon Ride
Saturday - Thursday, 1:30 pm
Friday, 11 am
75 students or less
Take a wagon ride and enjoy some of the natural areas of the park.

Remember that groups of 5 or more must make reservations for these programs by calling Stephanie Marrone, 301-839-1176, at least 2 weeks prior to your visit. No reservations are needed on the weekend.

 
ranger at dairy barn with class
Have you ever wondered why cow's need 4 stomachs to digest that delicious meal of hay? Bring you students to the Meet the Dairy Cow program and they will learn the answer and more. Remember to book your reservations 2 weeks prior to the date of the field trip.

Did You Know?

mt. welby

During the War of 1812, the Debutts family found three congreve rockets on the Mount Welby (19th century name of the Oxon Hill Farm property) grounds. The British Navy was not aiming at Mount Welby. They were sending a signal to other British ships anchored 20 miles away in the Patuxent River.