"Come on down, we'll put you to work."

The diverse history of Maryland and our national heritage can be experienced at Oxon Cove Park. Through hands on activities, living history programs, and more, you can experience farm life and how its changed over time.  Explore how the park evolved from a plantation home during the War of 1812, to a hospital farm, to the park you can visit today.

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Ranger Steph

Reading Stories with Ranger Steph

Children ages 0-5 and accompanying adults are invited to listen to stories, sing songs, and enjoy other activities on Sunday & Monday April 19 & 20.

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Daily Programs and Events

Come out and help with the daily chores like feeding the chickens and milking the cow, take a scenic wagon ride, or learn more about our history.

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Like us on Facebook!

Like us on Facebook to learn more about the park and upcoming events and activities. You can find us at www.facebook.com/OxonHillFarm.

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Garden Volunteers Needed

Can you contribute a few hours of your time to help plant and maintain our Interpretive Demonstration Garden? Then we want you! Apply today!

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For Educators

We offer a variety of education programs for a wide variety of age groups. Check our listing for the program that is geared to your student's needs.

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Exploring the Past

You can immerse youself in our nation's history by attending one of our programs, taking a self-guided tour, or by talking to a ranger.

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