Ogle Hall

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Ogle Hall
Ogle Hall
Ogle Hall is located in Maryland
Ogle Hall
Location within Maryland
Ogle Hall is located in the United States
Ogle Hall
Ogle Hall (the United States)
General information
Architectural styleGeorgian
Location247 King George Street, Annapolis, Maryland
Coordinates38°58′43″N 76°29′25″W / 38.97861°N 76.49028°W / 38.97861; -76.49028Coordinates: 38°58′43″N 76°29′25″W / 38.97861°N 76.49028°W / 38.97861; -76.49028
Design and construction
ArchitectWilliam Buckland is attributed to a wing, Unknown

Ogle Hall is an historic building in Annapolis, Maryland, Maryland Inventory of Historic Properties Inventory #AA-530.[1] It is also known as the United States Naval Academy Alumni House.[1]

It is located at 247 King George Street and was built between 1739 and 1742 for Dr. William Stephenson.[1] It changed hands and in 1747, Daniel Cheston leased the property to Provincial Governor of Maryland, Samuel Ogle, giving the building its namesake.[1] Ogle maintained two properties in the Province, the other being the Belair Mansion in nearby Collington, Maryland.[2]

Benjamin Ogle Tayloe was born on May 21, 1796, at Ogle Hall in Annapolis, Maryland,[3] to Anne Ogle Tayloe, daughter to Benjamin Ogle and wife of John Tayloe III of The Octagon House in the Federal CIty of Washington, whose family seat resided on the Northern Neck of Virginia, the colonial estate built by his father-John Tayloe II-Mount Airy, Richmond County, Virginia.


  1. ^ a b c d Capsule Summary: Ogle Hall (AA-530) (PDF). Maryland Historical Trust.
  2. ^ Warfield, Joshua Dorsey (July 1905). The Founders of Anne Arundel And Howard Counties, Maryland. Baltimore, Maryland: Kohn & Pollock. p. 106. ISBN 0-8063-7971-5.
  3. ^ Watson, Winslow Marston. In Memoriam: Benjamin Ogle Tayloe. Philadelphia: Sherman & Co., 1872.