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Antietam NB
Sharpsburg, MD
Traveling east-west on interstate 70 - exit 29 coming west, exit 29A coming east. Route 65 south, ten miles. Traveling north-south on interstate 81 - exit 1, route 68 east to route 65. Turn left on route 65 and travel 5 miles.
Daily, summer: 8:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.; daily, winter: 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Closed Thankgiving, Christmas, and New Years day. (301) 432-5124
 
Assateague NS
Berlin, MD
Assateague's north entrance is at the end of Route 611, eight miles south of Ocean City, Md.. The south entrance is at the eastern terminus of Route 175, two miles from Chincoteague, VA. Daily, year-round; island open 24 hours in Maryland; 5 a.m. to 10 p.m. during daylight savings time in Virginia, with shorter hours during winter. Visitor centers open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. except closed Thanksgiving and Christmas days. (410) 641-1441    
Catoctin Mountain
Thurmont, MD
From I-70, take Route 15 north, past Frederick, Maryland. Exit on State Route 77 west. Exit sign will say Catoctin Mountain Park. Monday through Thursday, 10:00 a.m to 4:30 p.m.; Friday, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (301) 663-9388  
Clara Barton NHS
Glen Echo. MD
Located on MacArthure Bvld just outside the DC line. This site shares a parking lot with Glen Echo Park (below). 301-492-6245  
C&O Canal NHP
Great Falls, MD
11710 MacArthur Blvd, Potomac, MD 20854, (301)299-3613
See also C&O Canal, Washington DC
 
C&O Canal NHP
Williamsport, MD
205 W. Potomac St., Williamsport, MD 21795, (301)582-0813
See also C&O Canal, Washington DC
 
C&O Canal NHP
Hancock, MD
326 E. Main St., Hancock, MD 21750 (301)678-5463
See also C&O Canal, Washington DC
   
C&O Canal NHP
Western MD Station
Cumberland, MD
Canal St., Cumberland, MD 21502 (301)722-8226
See also C&O Canal, Washington DC
   
Fort Foote Park
Oxen Hill, MD
Stamp is located at Fort Washington  
Fort McHenry NM
Baltimore, MD
The park is three miles southeast of the Baltimore Inner Harbor and just off I-95. From northbound or southbound I-95, take exit 55 to Key Highway. From Key Highway turn left on Lawrence Street and left on Fort Avenue. Proceed one mile to the park. From the Baltimore Inner Harbor, take Light Street south to Fort Avenue. Turn left on Fort Avenue and proceed to the park.Fort and Visitor Center: daily, 8:00 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.; extended summer hours (410) 962-4290    
Fort Washington
Fort Washington, MD
From Washington DC: Capital Beltway (I-495) to Exit 3A (Indian Head Highway or MD210), continue to Fort Washington Road, turn right, follow to the park entrance. 9:00am-5:00pm, Daily (301)763-4600  
Glen Echo Park
Glen Echo, MD
Located on MacArthure Bvld just outside the DC line. This site shares a parking lot with the Clara Barton House.  
Greenbelt Park
Greenbelt, Maryland
Visitors traveling on I-95: exit number 22A Baltimore- Washington Parkway northbound, and take first exit to Greenbelt Road (Route 193) westbound. Follow Greenbelt Road for about one- half mile, and the park will be on the left side.  Monday to Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (301) 344-3948  
Hampton Hall NHS
Towson, Maryland
The park is accessible from the Baltimore Beltway I-695 via exits 27B and 28 North. In Towson take Dulaney Valley Road (MD 146) north across the Beltway and immediately turn right on Hampton Lane, which leads to the park. This is a dangerous intersection; be careful not to enter the Beltway ramps located adjacent to Hampton Lane.  Daily, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (410) 823-1309    
Monocacy NB
Frederick, Maryland
From I-270, take exit 26 at Urbana. Follow Route 80 east two-tenths of a mile to stop sign. Turn left onto Rt 355 north. Proceed 3.7 miles to Monocacy battlefield, on right. From I-70, take exit 54 (Market Street, Routes 85 and 355). Follow Route 355 south 3.75 miles to Monocacy battlefield on left. Open 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., daily, Memorial Day to Labor Day. Open Wed. through Sun., Labor Day to Memorial Day. (301) 662-3515  
Oxen Hill Farm
Oxen Hill, MD
Located at the first exit on I-295 from I-495/95 just after crossing the Wilsoin Bridge Northbound on 95.    
Potomac Heritage NST
Great Falls, MD
11710 MacArthur Blvd, Potomac, MD 20854, (301)299-3613
See also Potomac Heritage, Washington DC
 
Potomac Heritage NST
Willaimsport, MD
205 W. Potomac St., Williamsport, MD 21795, (301)582-0813
See also Potomac Heritage, Washington DC
 
Piscataway Park
Fort Washington, MD
Stamp is located at Fort Washington  
Thomas Stone NST
Port Tobacco, MD
Thomas Stone NHS is located 25 miles south of Washington D.C. The site is located on Rose Hill Road between Maryland Routes 6 and 225 near Port Tobacco, Maryland. Open from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Wednesday thru Sunday, September -- May and daily during June -- August. (301) 934-6027    
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