London Town Publik House

NE of Woodland Beach at the end of Londontown Rd., Woodland Beach, Maryland

Photos 

Almshouse at London Town

3. Historic American Buildings Survey E.H. Pickering, Photographer November 1936 BUILT AS TOWN HALL OF LONDONTOWN. PORT OF ENTRY FROM 1683 FOUNDED BY PURITANS.

Photo from the Historic American Buildings Survey

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Map 

Description 

A large Georgian brick inn which originally served a major north-south turnpike and the ferry crossing at South River. Used as a county almshouse (1828-1966). -- National Historic Landmark statement of significance, April 15, 1970

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on April 15, 1970
Reference number
70000262
Architectural style
Georgian
Area of significance
Architecture
Level of significance
National
Evaluation criteria
C - Design/Construction
Property type
Building
Historic functions
Village site; Hotel
Current function
Museum
Periods of significance
1700-1749; 1750-1799
Significant years
1745; 1750

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