The availability of the Harbor Master's House is a truly once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to own an elegant residence perfect for entertaining or quiet family evenings on your own private piece of paradise.
Lower Marlboro (originally called Coxtown) dates to the mid-1600's. The Harbor Master's House is the oldest house in the town, and as such is a survivor of the Revolutionary War as well as the War of 1812. In fact, during the War of 1812, British warships anchored in the Patuxent River just off the property.
You can read about Lower Marlboro and its history, as well as enjoy hundreds of photographs, in Lower Marlboro's own "coffee table book" At Home On The Patuxent: Lower Marlboro, Maryland. Click the link to "preview" the book or download it to your iPhone or iPad.
In the 1800s and early 1900s, Lower Marlboro was a thriving river port with steamship service to Baltimore. The steamship pier is now enjoyed for fishing and viewing sunsets! Click on each of the links on the left to see fascinating details of the history of this riverfront town. Learn about the race track, academy, local life, action during the Revolutionary War and the War of 1812, and more.