William Paca House & Garden

Tour the William Paca House, an 18th-century mansions built by former Governor Paca in 1763–65, that was one of the first five-part Georgian homes in Annapolis. The house features museum-quality period furnishings, including Paca family silver, ceramics, and more. Outside, the two-acre William Paca Garden is a two-acre is a restored space filled with plants of the 18th century. Educational programs vary by season, and focus on life in 18th century Maryland, the Declaration of Independence, and more. Activities include story time, crafts, and meeting the costumed servants in the kitchen. 
 
 
Contact Info
Address: 186 Prince George Street, Annapolis, MD 21401. Anne Arundel County. Tel: 410-990-4543. Website: www.annapolis.org/contact/william-paca-house-garden. Hrs: By appointment.
 
Trip Info
Grade Level: PreK-12th. Activity Type: Day Trips, Guided Tours, Guided Activities. Recomm. Length of Visit: Varies. Cost: Fee.
 
SUPPORTS CLASSROOM LEARNING IN: Social Studies.
SUPPORTS SCOUT BADGES IN: Social Studies.
 

Lesson Plan To Enrich This Class Trip

Historic Site Lesson Plan

While visiting one of the many historical sites around the country, such as Philadelphia’s Independence Hall or Washington D.C.’s National Mall, consider reasons for preserving them. They are historically significant and can be visited, toured, and admired. Students learn about the historical relevance of specific historical sites and the importance of preserving these sites.... Continue