Street Address
600 Grove Neck Road.
Earleville, MD 21919
Mailing Address
P. O. Box 65
Media, MD 21919
phone: 410-275-8819
e-mail: info@mountharmon.org
web: www.mountharmon.org
Hours
Open to the public May through October
Last guided tour conducted at 2pm.
Sunday, Thursday - Saturday10 AM - 3 PM
We are not open on national holidays.
School Programs Year Round
School Program & Special Group Tours by appointment year round. To schedule a tour and for more information, contact Friends of Mount Harmon, Inc. at (410) 275-8819 or e-mail at info@mountharmon.org.
Admissions
$10 adulta/$8 seniors/$5 students
Members receive free admission.
Admission includes guided tour of the manor house and self guided tours of the grounds and nature trails. Call for Education Program & Special Group Rates.
Staff
Phyllis Drupieski, Site Coordinator
phone: 410-275-9918

Description

Mount Harmon Plantation is the northernmost colonial era Tidewater plantation open to the public, and is a scenic and historic treasure.

In cooperation with Washington College, Chestertown, MD Mount Harmon is in the planning stages of an archaeological dig.

The plantation is situated on a peninsula formed by creeks and inlets of the Sassafras River in Cecil County, Maryland, known on early maps as World’s End. Mount Harmon is listed on the National Historic Register, is an official Chesapeake Bay Gateway Network site, and is located along the National Scenic Byway.

Mission

Mount Harmon is administered by Friends of Mount Harmon, Inc., a non profit organization dedicated to the preservation and interpretation of Mount Harmon, for the public’s education and enjoyment.

History

Mount Harmon Plantation began as a land grant in 1651. In 1963 Marguerite du Pont de Villiers Boden, in tribute to her ancestors rescued this tobacco plantation, its tobacco prize house, and its manor house, which she completely restored and furnished as an 18th century mansion. It is now open to the public as a historic site and nature preserve.

Artifacts Collections

Many 18th century arifacts uncovered during restoration of the manor house

Research Collections

17th, 18th and 19th century furnishings and objects de art.

Educational Programs

Upon reservation, Colonial and 18th century history education for students.

    Governance

    Mount Harmon is administered by Friends of Mount Harmon, Inc., a non profit organization

    Library

    Access: Members

    Appointment required: No