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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.

Volunteer

trail-volunteers
Our trails always need some TLC!
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Oxon Cove Park is a wonderful place to volunteer. There are a variety of opportunities for persons who would like to donate their time. If you enjoy working with farm animals, the outdoors, history, presenting public programs, or even if you prefer an office setting, there is something here for you. If you would like to volunteer, please contact our Volunteer Coordinator on 301-839-0503.

Click here for the volunteer application form.

If you are under 18 your will need your parent's permission. Click here for that form.

 
potomac river clean-up-volunteers
Take time out of your day to help the park. It's fun!
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Current Volunteer Opportunities

Did You Know?

OXCO 1891

In 1891, Saint Elizabeths Hospital, acquired the Oxon Cove Park Property, to establish a farm where patients, removed from the confines of a hospital setting, could benefit from fresh air and outdoor work at this new "farm colony." This hospital farm was called Godding Croft.