National Register of Historic Places listings in St. Mary's County, Maryland

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Location of St. Mary's County in Maryland

This is a list of the National Register of Historic Places listings in St. Mary's County, Maryland.

This is intended to be a complete list of the properties and districts on the National Register of Historic Places in St. Mary's County, Maryland, United States. Latitude and longitude coordinates are provided for many National Register properties and districts; these locations may be seen together in a Google map.[1]

There are 31 properties and districts listed on the National Register in the county, including 3 National Historic Landmarks.


Contents: Counties in Maryland
Allegany - Anne Arundel - Baltimore (city) - Baltimore County - Calvert - Caroline - Carroll - Cecil - Charles - Dorchester - Frederick - Garrett - Harford - Howard - Kent - Montgomery - Prince George's - Queen Anne's - Somerset - St. Mary's - Talbot - Washington - Wicomico - Worcester
This National Park Service list is complete through NPS recent listings posted April 18, 2014.[2]


Current listings[edit]

[3] Name on the Register[4] Image Date listed[5] Location City or town Summary
1 Abell house
Abell house
December 22, 2003
(#03001324)
22530 Washington St., Maryland Route 326
38°17′20″N 76°38′16″W / 38.288889°N 76.637778°W / 38.288889; -76.637778 (Abell house)
Leonardtown Queen Anne style house constructed in 1910.
2 All Faith Church
All Faith Church
December 29, 2003
(#03001328)
38885 New Market Turner Rd.
38°27′37″N 76°43′50″W / 38.460278°N 76.730556°W / 38.460278; -76.730556 (All Faith Church)
Charlotte Hall Georgian style church constructed 1766-1769.
3 Bachelor's Hope
Bachelor's Hope
November 7, 1972
(#72001483)
Off Maryland Route 238
38°20′09″N 76°47′25″W / 38.335833°N 76.790278°W / 38.335833; -76.790278 (Bachelor's Hope)
Chaptico Brick 18th century dwelling built in the "Great Hall" plan.
4 Bard's Field
Bard's Field
November 7, 1976
(#76002172)
1.2 miles (1.9 km) west of Ridge off Curleys Rd.
38°05′53″N 76°23′01″W / 38.098056°N 76.383611°W / 38.098056; -76.383611 (Bard's Field)
Ridge Early 19th century frame dwelling with double exterior end chimneys.
5 Buena Vista
August 19, 1998
(#98000997)
Maryland Route 5, west of the junction of Maryland Routes 245 and 379
38°17′52″N 76°38′12″W / 38.297778°N 76.636667°W / 38.297778; -76.636667 (Buena Vista)
Leonardtown Greek Revival-style frame dwelling built between 1840 and 1850.
6 Cecil's Mill Historic District
Cecil's Mill Historic District
January 30, 1978
(#78003121)
North of Great Mills on Indian Bridge Rd.
38°14′25″N 76°30′13″W / 38.240278°N 76.503611°W / 38.240278; -76.503611 (Cecil's Mill Historic District)
Great Mills Consists of mill, general store, home, and abandoned Catholic church.
7 Charlotte Hall Historic District
Charlotte Hall Historic District
May 2, 1975
(#75002085)
South of Hughesville at the junction of Maryland Routes 5 and 6
38°28′39″N 76°46′40″W / 38.4775°N 76.777778°W / 38.4775; -76.777778 (Charlotte Hall Historic District)
Charlotte Hall Consists of remains of Charlotte Hall Military Academy and local structures.
8 Christ Episcopal Church
Christ Episcopal Church
July 25, 1994
(#94000728)
Maryland Route 238 (Maddox Rd.) southeast of its junction with Maryland Route 234
38°21′57″N 76°47′02″W / 38.365833°N 76.783889°W / 38.365833; -76.783889 (Christ Episcopal Church)
Chaptico Brick church constructed in 1736.
9 Cross Manor
Cross Manor
October 6, 1988
(#88001705)
Cross Manor Rd.
38°09′40″N 76°25′23″W / 38.161111°N 76.423056°W / 38.161111; -76.423056 (Cross Manor)
St. Inigoes Dwelling built about 1789, with additions during the 19th century.
10 Deep Falls
Deep Falls
May 12, 1975
(#75002084)
1-mile (1.6 km) southeast of Chaptico on the northern side of Maryland Route 234
38°21′29″N 76°45′27″W / 38.358056°N 76.7575°W / 38.358056; -76.7575 (Deep Falls)
Chaptico Dwelling reportedly built in 1745; ancestral home of the descendents of Maryland Governor James Thomas.
11 MARY W.SOMERS (Chesapeake Bay skipjack)
October 8, 1976
(#76002173)
Southeast of St. Marys City at St. Inigoe's Creek
38°27′12″N 77°03′06″W / 38.453333°N 77.051667°W / 38.453333; -77.051667 (MARY W.SOMERS (Chesapeake Bay skipjack))
St. Mary's City Chesapeake Bay skipjack, built in 1904.
12 Mattapany-Sewall Archeological Site
Mattapany-Sewall Archeological Site
February 1, 1985
(#85000164)
Address Restricted
Lexington Park Site of Mattapany-Sewall, a manor established in 1663 and occupied from 1666 to 1684 by Charles Calvert, 3rd Baron Baltimore.
13 Mulberry Fields
Mulberry Fields
March 14, 1973
(#73002169)
About 4.5 miles (7.2 km) southeast of Beauvue off Maryland Route 244
38°12′32″N 76°34′22″W / 38.208889°N 76.572778°W / 38.208889; -76.572778 (Mulberry Fields)
Beauvue Georgian-style "mansion-type" brick dwelling built about 1763.
14 Ocean Hall
Ocean Hall
October 25, 1973
(#73002170)
Bushwood Rd. off Maryland Route 239 at Bushwood Wharf
38°17′01″N 76°48′10″W / 38.283611°N 76.802778°W / 38.283611; -76.802778 (Ocean Hall)
Bushwood Dwelling believed to have been built about 1670.
15 Piney Point Coast Guard Light Station
Piney Point Coast Guard Light Station
June 16, 1976
(#76002171)
West of Piney Point on Maryland Route 498
38°08′06″N 76°31′47″W / 38.135°N 76.529722°W / 38.135; -76.529722 (Piney Point Coast Guard Light Station)
Piney Point Lighthouse built in 1836 and decommissioned in 1964; now operated as museum.
16 Point No Point Light Station
Point No Point Light Station
December 2, 2002
(#02001425)
Approximately 2 miles (3.2 km) east-southeast of Point No Point
38°07′40″N 76°17′27″W / 38.127778°N 76.290833°W / 38.127778; -76.290833 (Point No Point Light Station)
Dameron Lighthouse constructed in 1902; first lit in 1905; automated in 1938.
17 Porto Bello
April 26, 1972
(#72001486)
Maryland Route 244 east of Drayden
38°10′26″N 76°27′07″W / 38.173889°N 76.451944°W / 38.173889; -76.451944 (Porto Bello)
Drayden Brick dwelling built after 1742.
18 The River View
May 4, 1976
(#76002170)
Southeast of Oakley on Burch Rd. on Canoe Neck Creek
38°15′47″N 76°43′50″W / 38.263056°N 76.730556°W / 38.263056; -76.730556 (The River View)
Oakley Brick dwelling built by the Gardiner family in the early 18th century.
19 Sandgates On Cat Creek
Sandgates On Cat Creek
November 14, 1978
(#78003179)
East of Oakville on Maryland Route 472, ½ mile from Patuxent River
38°24′36″N 76°36′53″W / 38.41°N 76.614722°W / 38.41; -76.614722 (Sandgates On Cat Creek)
Oakville Frame dwelling with brick ends built between 1740 and 1780.
20 Sotterley
Sotterley
November 9, 1972
(#72001487)
East of the junction of Maryland Route 245 and Vista Rd.
38°22′47″N 76°32′20″W / 38.379722°N 76.538889°W / 38.379722; -76.538889 (Sotterley)
Hollywood National Trust owned property with original section of dwelling built in 1703.
21 St. Andrew's Church
St. Andrew's Church
March 14, 1973
(#73002171)
5 miles (8.0 km) east of Leonardtown on St. Andrew's Church Rd.
38°17′16″N 76°33′06″W / 38.287778°N 76.551667°W / 38.287778; -76.551667 (St. Andrew's Church)
Leonardtown Rectangular brick box church designed in 1766.
22 St. Clement's Island Historic District
St. Clement's Island Historic District
April 10, 1972
(#72001484)
South of Colton Point on the Potomac River
38°27′00″N 76°45′06″W / 38.45°N 76.751667°W / 38.45; -76.751667 (St. Clement's Island Historic District)
Coltons Point Landing site of original settlers of Maryland, 1634.
23 St. Francis Xavier Church and Newtown Manor House Historic District
St. Francis Xavier Church and Newtown Manor House Historic District
November 9, 1972
(#72001485)
South of Compton on Maryland Route 243
38°15′20″N 76°42′01″W / 38.255556°N 76.700278°W / 38.255556; -76.700278 (St. Francis Xavier Church and Newtown Manor House Historic District)
Compton Site important in the 17th century ecclesiastical history of Maryland, as an example of a self-contained Jesuit community made self-supporting by the surrounding 700-acre (2.8 km2) farm.
24 St. George's Protestant Episcopal Church
St. George's Protestant Episcopal Church
October 3, 1973
(#73002173)
West of Valley Lee, off Maryland Route 249 on Maryland Route 244
38°11′42″N 76°31′16″W / 38.195°N 76.521111°W / 38.195; -76.521111 (St. George's Protestant Episcopal Church)
Valley Lee Brick church built in 1799; believed to be the site of the oldest Anglican church in Maryland whose parish is still in existence.
25 St. Ignatius Roman Catholic Church
St. Ignatius Roman Catholic Church
November 3, 1975
(#75002086)
West of St. Inigoes on Villa Rd.
38°09′02″N 76°25′25″W / 38.150556°N 76.423611°W / 38.150556; -76.423611 (St. Ignatius Roman Catholic Church)
St. Inigoes Brick church constructed between 1785 and 1787, with the sacristy added in 1817.
26 St. Marys City Historic District
St. Marys City Historic District
August 4, 1969
(#69000310)
Address Restricted
St. Mary's City Site of original English settlement in Maryland, 1634; provincial capital of Maryland until 1695.
27 St. Richard's Manor
March 28, 1985
(#85000655)
Millstone Landing Rd.
38°17′45″N 76°28′12″W / 38.295833°N 76.47°W / 38.295833; -76.47 (St. Richard's Manor)
Lexington Park Brick dwelling constructed before 1750 on the Patuxent River.
28 Tudor Hall
Tudor Hall
April 26, 1973
(#73002172)
Tudor Hall Rd.
38°17′14″N 76°38′05″W / 38.287222°N 76.634722°W / 38.287222; -76.634722 (Tudor Hall)
Leonardtown Georgian brick building built about 1798; home to the St. Mary’s County Historical Society.
29 U-1105 BLACK Panther (Type VIIC German Submarine)
U-1105 BLACK Panther (Type VIIC German Submarine)
January 11, 2001
(#00001602)
Potomac River
38°08′10″N 76°33′10″W / 38.136111°N 76.552778°W / 38.136111; -76.552778 (U-1105 BLACK Panther (Type VIIC German Submarine))
Piney Point World War II German U-Boat wreck; Maryland's first historic shipwreck preserve.
30 West St. Mary's Manor
West St. Mary's Manor
April 15, 1970
(#70000854)
About 1-mile (1.6 km) east of Drayden on the St. Mary's River
38°11′10″N 76°26′54″W / 38.186111°N 76.448333°W / 38.186111; -76.448333 (West St. Mary's Manor)
Drayden Early Colonial-era house built between 1700 and 1730.
31 Woodlawn
Woodlawn
April 2, 1980
(#80004335)
South of St. Marys on Maryland Route 252, west of Maryland Route 5
38°06′27″N 76°23′18″W / 38.1075°N 76.388333°W / 38.1075; -76.388333 (Woodlawn)
St. Mary's City Federal-style, 18th century frame house.

Former listings[edit]

[3] Name on the Register Image Date listed Date removed Location City or town Summary
1 Resurrection Manor
Resurrection Manor
April 15, 1970
(#70000855)
February 17, 2006
45270 Daniels Rd., 4.5 mi. SE of Hollywood
Hollywood Demolished

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References[edit]

  1. ^ The latitude and longitude information provided in this table was derived originally from the National Register Information System, which has been found to be fairly accurate for about 99% of listings. For about 1% of NRIS original coordinates, experience has shown that one or both coordinates are typos or otherwise extremely far off; some corrections may have been made. A more subtle problem causes many locations to be off by up to 150 yards, depending on location in the country: most NRIS coordinates were derived from tracing out latitude and longitudes off of USGS topographical quadrant maps created under the North American Datum of 1927, which differs from the current, highly accurate WGS84 GPS system used by most on-line maps. Chicago is about right, but NRIS longitudes in Washington are higher by about 4.5 seconds, and are lower by about 2.0 seconds in Maine. Latitudes differ by about 1.0 second in Florida. Some locations in this table may have been corrected to current GPS standards.
  2. ^ "National Register of Historic Places: Weekly List Actions". National Park Service, United States Department of the Interior. Retrieved on April 18, 2014.
  3. ^ a b Numbers represent an ordering by significant words. Various colorings, defined here, differentiate National Historic Landmarks and historic districts from other NRHP buildings, structures, sites or objects.
  4. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2008-04-24. 
  5. ^ The eight-digit number below each date is the number assigned to each location in the National Register Information System database, which can be viewed by clicking the number.