Tulip Hill

About 2.5 mi. W of Galesville on Owensville Rd., Galesville, Maryland

Photos 

Tulip Hill

6. Historic American Buildings Survey E.H. Pickering, Photographer November 1936 ENTRANCE

Photo from the Historic American Buildings Survey

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Map 

Description 

A finely designed and little altered example of an early Southern Georgian brick plantation house with the wings and hyphens added between 1787-90, Tulip Hill is also a very distinguished example of a five-part composition country house. -- 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
70000261
Architectural styles
Georgian; Other architectural type; Southern Georgian plantation
Area of significance
Architecture
Level of significance
National
Evaluation criteria
C - Design/Construction
Property type
Building
Historic function
Single dwelling
Current function
Single dwelling
Period of significance
1750-1799
Significant years
1755; 1787; 1790