Araby (Mason's Springs, Maryland)

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Araby (Mason's Springs, Maryland) is located in Maryland
Araby (Mason's Springs, Maryland)
Location SE of Mason on MD 425, Mason's Springs, Maryland
Coordinates 38°34′43″N 77°6′54″W / 38.57861°N 77.11500°W / 38.57861; -77.11500Coordinates: 38°34′43″N 77°6′54″W / 38.57861°N 77.11500°W / 38.57861; -77.11500
Architect Unknown
Architectural style Federal
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference #


Added to NRHP July 25, 1974

Araby is a historic home located near Mason Springs, Charles County, Maryland. It was the home of William and Sarah Eilbeck, whose daughter Anne married George Mason. George Washington recorded many visits to Araby. It is a mid-18th-century house that was extensively altered in the mid-19th century. Despite the alterations, it remains an example of vernacular domestic architecture and retains a significant amount of original interior and exterior fabric of the Federal period.[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1974.[1]


  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2008-04-15. 
  2. ^ "Maryland Historical Trust". Araby, Charles County. Maryland Historical Trust. 2008-06-08. 

External links[edit]

  • Araby, including undated photo, at Maryland Historical Trust