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    Oxon Cove Park & Oxon Hill Farm

    Maryland

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  • Programs are temporarily suspended.

    Our daily programs and special events are canceled until further notice. Please call the park for more information on 301.839.0503.. Check back often to see when we will be resuming our programming. The park is still open and you are welcome to visit.

"Come on down, we'll put you to work."

The diverse history of Maryland and our national heritage can be experienced at Oxon Cove Park. Through hands on activities, living history programs, and more, you can experience farm life and how its changed over time.  Explore how the park evolved from a plantation home during the War of 1812, to a hospital farm, to the park you can visit today.

Did You Know?

white farm house

The white farm house at Oxon Hill Farm was known as Mount Welby in the early 1800s. In 1891, Saint Elizabeths Hospital acquired Mount Welby and renamed it Godding Croft. The white farm house is the oldest structure in the park.