• Thomas Stone

    National Historic Site Maryland

Laws & Policies

Firearms in National Parks

The law governing possession of firearms inside a national park changed on February 22, 2010.

Visitors may possess firearms within a national park unit provided they comply with federal, state, and local laws.

The role of the responsible gun owner is to know and obey the federal, state, and local laws appropriate to the park they are visiting.

Please remember that federal law prohibits firearms in certain park facilities and buildings. These places are marked with signs at public entrances.

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Did You Know?

Did You Know?

That many of the activities we enjoy today were enjoyed in the 1770's. This room was used by the Stone family as a home office, to listen to music, to read, a gathering area for family and friends and a place to eat.