Pleasant Prospect

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Pleasant Prospect
Pleasant Prospect 1936.jpg
Pleasant Prospect, 1936 HABS Photo
Pleasant Prospect is located in Maryland
Pleasant Prospect
Location 12806 Woodmore Rd., Mitchellville, Maryland
Coordinates 38°56′4″N 76°47′0″W / 38.93444°N 76.78333°W / 38.93444; -76.78333Coordinates: 38°56′4″N 76°47′0″W / 38.93444°N 76.78333°W / 38.93444; -76.78333
Built 1798
Architect Duckett,Isaac
Architectural style Other, Federal
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 76002168 [1]
Added to NRHP April 30, 1976

Pleasant Prospect is a historic home located in the Woodmore section of Mitchellville, Prince George's County, Maryland, United States. It is a large two and onehalf story Flemish bond brick house. The home was originally built by Isaac Duckett in 1798. It was also the home of Captain John Contee, the commander of the "Planter's Guard," a local cavalry company during the American Civil War. Members of the Walker family owned the property from 1868 until the 1970s.[2]

Pleasant Prospect was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1976.[1]


  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2008-04-15. 
  2. ^ "Pleasant Prospect". Maryland Historical Trust. Retrieved 2008-10-29. 

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