Cedar Park (Galesville, Maryland)

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Cedar Park
Cedar Park, circa 1933
Cedar Park (Galesville, Maryland) is located in Maryland
Cedar Park (Galesville, Maryland)
Cedar Park (Galesville, Maryland) is located in the US
Cedar Park (Galesville, Maryland)
Nearest city Galesville, Maryland
Coordinates 38°51′37″N 76°32′56″W / 38.86028°N 76.54889°W / 38.86028; -76.54889Coordinates: 38°51′37″N 76°32′56″W / 38.86028°N 76.54889°W / 38.86028; -76.54889
Built 1825
NRHP reference # 69000061[1]
Added to NRHP May 15, 1969

Cedar Park is a historic home at Galesville, Anne Arundel County, Maryland, United States. It was originally constructed in 1702 as a ​1 12-story post-in-the-ground structure, with hand-hewn timbers and riven clapboards and chimneys at either end, the earliest surviving earthfast constructed dwelling in Maryland and Virginia. Later additions and modifications, in 1736 and in the early 19th century, resulted in the brick structure of today. Also on the property is a frame tenant house or slave quarters of the mid-19th century. Between 1825 and 1834, it was an academy for young women operated by Margaret Mercer as "Miss Mercer's School."[2]

Cedar Park was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1969.[1]

Cedar Park Historic Marker, May 2010


  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2008-04-15). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ Mrs. Preston Parish (May 1969). "National Register of Historic Places Registration: Cedar Park" (PDF). Maryland Historical Trust. Retrieved 2016-01-01. 

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