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Habre de Venture, Rose Hill Road, La Plata, Charles County, MD



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HB584638
Historic American Buildings Survey E.h

HB584639
Historic American Buildings Survey E.h

HB584640
Historic American Buildings Survey E

HB584641
Historic American Buildings Survey E


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Item Title


Location
Rose Hill Road, La%2BPlata%2Bvicinity, MD

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS MD-470
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (FN-81).
Building/structure dates: 1770 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1945 subsequent work
National Register Number: 71000372
Significance: The home of Thomas Stone from 1770, when he purchased the property, until his death in 1787. Best known as a signer of the Declaration of Independence, Stone served in the Continental Congress from 1774-1778, and again in 1784. He was also active in forming the provisional government of Maryland, and served in the State Senate from 1776-1787. An irregular, 5-part Maryland manor, it reflects several stages of construction, the exact sequence of which is not currently known...

Subjects
Moving Of Structures
Houses
Period Rooms


Related Names
Stone, Thomas
, Charles, Absolute Proprietor Of Maryland
Barefoot, John
Jenifer, Daniel
Vischer, Peter
Pickering, E. H., Photographer
Pickering, E. H., Photographer


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
2. Historic American Buildings Survey E.H. Pickering, Photographer December 1936 HOME OF THOS. STONE
3. Historic American Buildings Survey E.H. Pickering, Photographer December 1936 HOME OF THOMAS STONE A SIGNER- DRAWING ROOM HAS BEEN REMOVED TO BALTIMORE MUSEUM OF ART.
4. Historic American Buildings Survey E. H. Pickering, Photographer July 1936 HOME OF THOMAS STONE, SIGNER OF THE DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE. DRAWING ROOM NOW IN POSSESSION OF THE BALTIMORE MUSEUM OF ART.
5. Historic American Buildings Survey E. H. Pickering, Photographer July 1936 HOME OF THOMAS STONE, SIGNER OF THE DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE. DRAWING ROOM, SHOWING MANTEL, NOW IN POSSESSION OF THE BALTIMORE MUSEUM OF ART.
6. Historic American Buildings Survey E.H. Pickering, Photographer December 1936 DINING ROOM IN THE PASSAGE TO THE KITCHEN


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