"You Know My Heart Wishes For Peace..."

Choosing revolution, as Thomas Stone and many others eventually did, was not an easy or inevitable decision for most American colonists. The outcome of a war with England was far from certain and regardless of who won, the lives of the colonists would never be the same. With safety, security, family and fortune at stake, courage and personal sacrifice were tested no matter what side was chosen.

Operating Hours and Seasons

Operating Hours & Seasons

Check here for information about the park including alerts and closures.

Junior Ranger with badges and patches

Be a Junior Ranger

Discover the variety of junior ranger opportunities at the park and don't forget to check out the virtual junior ranger activities, too!

Leaf covered trail with forest on either side

Things to Do

Enjoy recreational opportunities at Thomas Stone National Historic Site.

Inside the tobacco barn looking at wooden rafters

Photos & Multimedia

Explore the park through its collection of photographs and multimedia presentations.

Who was Thomas Stone?

Who was Thomas Stone?

Discover more about the life and work of Maryland's youngest signer of the Declaration of Independence.



During Thomas Stone's time, the property was known as Haberdeventure. Read on to uncover the origins behind the unique name.

Mansion at Haverdeventure

The Thomas Stone House

Learn the details behind the unusual design of the Thomas Stone House.

Last updated: March 26, 2022

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6655 Rose Hill Road
Port Tobacco, MD 20677


804-224-1732 x227

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