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    National Historic Site Maryland

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  • Thomas Stone National Historic Site

    Families of the Past

    Families of the Past

    Students step into the past as they become familiar with daily life in a Maryland home in the late 1700s and learn about Thomas Stone as a husband, father, farmer, lawyer and signer of the Declaration of Independence

  • Thomas Stone National Historic Site

    History on Trial

    History on Trial

    What would have happened if.... In 1777, one year after signing the Declaration of Independence, Thomas Stone had been captured by the British? Students will search for clues to his innocence or guilt and in a mock trial to determine if Thomas Stone was a traitor to Great Britain or an American Patriot for signing the Declaration of Independence. Will your class find him guilty or innocent? The program will address both Maryland Curriculum Standards and Virginia Standards of Learning.

Did You Know?

Did You Know?

Thomas Stone NHS is one of only four parks in the National Park System that have homes of signers of the Declaration of Independence still standing; Adams NHP in Massachusetts, William Floyd estate on Fire Island NS, and the Thomas Nelson House at the Yorktown unit of Colonial NHP are the others.