Saturday August 2, 2014 Program Change
Our Meet the Dairy Cow and Chicken Program will be offered on August 2, 2014. However, due to limited staff, the Wagon Ride and Park's Past tour of the historic house will not take place. Please call the park on 301.839.1176, if you have any questions.
No public programs on Wednesday August 6, 2014
Due to staff planning meetings, the Park will be open but there will be no public programs. Meet the Dairy Cow, the Wagon Ride, and Chicken & Egg programs will not be happening on this day. Please call the park at 301.839.1176 if you have any questions.
No public programs on Wednesday August 13, 2014
Due to staff meetings, the Park will be open but there will be no public programs. Meet the Dairy Cow, the Wagon Ride, and Chicken & Egg programs will not be happening on this day. Please call the park at 301.839.1176 if you have any questions.
Oxon Cove Park offers a variety of public and educational programs throughout the year covering a wide variety of topics. We offer programs with themes focused on the environment, multi-culturalism, 19th century history, agricultural and more. Just check our schedule of events so see what activities are going on during your visit with us. Call ahead before coming to check availability. Do not forget that a group of 5 or more people require a reservation.
For those individuals who would like to set their own pace, the farm offers a self-guided tour. The self-guided tour brochure is available at the Visitor Barn Bookstore. This brochure gives a detailed description of all of the structures on the site and allows you to tour the farm at your leisure.
Did You Know?
In the early 1800's at least half of the population of Prince George's County, Maryland, was enslaved African Americans. Oxon Hill Farm is located in Prince George's County and seventeen enslaved people lived on the property in the 1800s.