Historic Sotterley Plantation located in Southern Maryland about 60 miles south of Washington DC
 

Historic Sotterley, Inc. is a non-profit, 501(c)(3), public charity organization. Donations are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by the law.

THINGS TO DO

Hours of Operation:
*Guided Tour Season May 1 - Oct 31

Visitor Center and Plantation House are closed for the winter season. However, grounds are open year-round! Enjoy the serenity of Sotterley in the cooler seasons!

Tuesday - Saturday:
Trails, Exhibits and Gardens Open:
10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Sunday:
Trails, Exhibits and Gardens Open:  
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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IN THE SPOTLIGHT

Slave Cabin Dedication & Exhibit

This exhibit is dedicated to the memory of Agnes Kane Callum,
her story, and the story of her ancestors. Agnes understood that the legacy of slavery is intertwined with our collective heritage. She was committed to Sotterley's preservation for future generations. She knew that knowledge and a commitment to tell an honest and complete story of our shared past would heal and empower us all.  Learn More

Science & Sotterley - A Perfect Partnership

How would you get 50 fourth graders excited about Colonial America, erosion, and web development all in the same field trip? According to Lexington Park Elementary STEM fourth graders, you’d come to Sotterley! Check out this student-designed website about their Field Trip to Sotterley!  Learn More

 

UPCOMING EVENTS

Closed for Thanksgiving Break
November 23 - 27, 2017

To give our staff some well-deserved time off with their families, Sotterley’s grounds will be closed to the public from November 23rd through 27th.

The HOLIDAYS at SOTTERLEY

Buy Tickets for Special Events - Historic Sotterley PlantationA Toast to Christmas Past

December 8 & 9, 2017
6:00 - 8:00 pm
$65 per person
All guest must be 21 or older
Reservations are limited & must be purchased in advance.

Join us for a festive holiday event in Sotterley's Plantation House featuring live music of the season, a 19th century scene with the lady of the house, and delightful hors d'oeuvres, wine, and mulled cider for your enjoyment. Wander through the Mansion where each soaring space is decorated to evoke memories and images of Sotterley families through the generations.   Learn More

Buy Tickets for Special Events - Historic Sotterley PlantationSanta's Table

Saturday, December 9, 2017
$18 per person (children under 2 free)
The cost includes meal AND general admission for the day's activities for Home for the Holidays.

Bring your little ones to Breakfast or Lunch with Santa & Mrs. Claus! Visit with Santa and Mrs. Claus and enjoy a reading of Twas the Night Before Christmas by a very special holiday guest. We invite you to make this classic Christmas event part of your family tradition!   Learn More

Home for the Holidays!

December 9 & 10, 2017
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
$5 per person (children under 2 free)
Pay at the gate

From our home to yours! Our  Plantation House will be richly decorated for the holiday season, and our Sotterley Museum Shop will be stuffed with the perfect presents for your loved ones and our! 
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EVENT TICKETS

Buy Tickets for Special Events - Historic Sotterley Plantation

Tickets for our special events become available approximately 45 days before the date of the event thru Ticket Derby.

 

JOIN OUR COMMUNITY

MISSION / VISION

MISSION ...

To preserve Sotterley Plantation's historic structures and natural environment and use the powerful stories of our land, lives, and labor to bring American history to life while serving as a cultural resource.  

VISION ...

To foster a better understanding of our world today by providing a living link to America's complex history and legacy of slavery.

DIRECTIONS

VISIT SOTTERLEY
  Hours of Operation
Tickets and Admission
Directions
Tour Information
  •  Plantation House Guided Tours
  •  Self-Guided Tours
  •  Audio Tours
  •  General Visiting Information
Group/Specialty Tours
Colonial Revival Gardens
Land, Lives and Labor Exhibit
Things to Do
  •  Nature Trails
  •  Bird Watching
  •  Family Fun
  •  Exhibits
  •  Museum Shop
Visitor's Map of Sotterley
Photo Gallery
   
JOIN US
  Become a Member
Volunteer
Donate
The Sotterley Society
Ways to Give
CFC #13401
Sponsorship
Corporate Circle Membership
Job Opportunities
Internships
Visit St. Mary's
 
SITE RENTALS
  Wedding/Reception Venue
Corporate Events
Private Parties
Family Reunions
Retreat/Meetings
Policies/Contracts
Photo Gallery
Calendar of Site Availability
   
EDUCATION
  Field Trips
Field Trip Calendar
Book a Sotterley Field Trip
Day Care Outings
Homeschool Groups
Internships
Junior Docent Academy
Programs
Resources
Spring Break at Sotterley
Workshops
   
MISC
  About Sotterley Plantation
Calendars
Contact
Farmer's Market at Sotterley
Grounds Use Policies
Misc Sotterley Forms
Stay Connected
Site Map
Home
 
PRESERVATION
  Preservation Needs
Restoration
  •  Past and Future Efforts
  •  Adopt a Project
Conservation
  •  Building Maintenance
  •  Grounds Maintenance
  •  Adopt-A-Tree/Landscape Fund
Archaeology
Collections
  •  Conservation & Preservation
  •  Research
  •  Adopt a Collections Piece
Preserving Our Stories
  •  Research
  •  Oral History
  •  Video Library
  •  Middle Passage Project
  •  Genealogy
   
HISTORY
  1699 - 1775
1776 - 1822
1823 - 1909
1910 - 1961
Timeline
  •  Colonial Period
  •  Federal 
  •  19th Century - Part 1 
  •  19th Century - Part 2
  •  20th Century
Research
Sotterley Today
 
EVENTS
  Ticket Sales
Sponsorship
Advertising
Plan Your Event
Photo Gallery
   
SOTTERLEY EVENTS
  Barn Bash
The Holidays at Sotterley
Farmer's Market
Gala in the Garden
Ghosts of Sotterley

Hands-On-History
Homeschool Days
Plant Sale & Free Plant Exchange
Riverside WineFest at Sotterley
Butterfly Fridays
Speaker Series
Spring Break at Sotterley

Sotterley Plantation is proud to be a Distinctive Destination of the National Trust for Historic Preservation

All National Trust members receive 10% off admission when visiting Sotterley Plantation.




Historic Sotterley Plantation    44300 Sotterley Lane (PO Box 67)    St. Mary’s County    Hollywood, Maryland 20636    officemanager@Sotterley.org    301-373-2280

Historic Sotterley, Inc. proudly acknowledges our Corporate Circle Members:

The Boeing Company Minor Buckler Electric, LLC - Sotterley Corporate Sponsor Chaney Foundation Fund for Hope The Ganlee Fund - Corporate Gold Circle Member Jeff's Tree Service
Raley, Watts, & O'Neill - Sotterley Corporate Sponsor Smartronix - Sotterley Corporate Silver Circle Member Tri-County Abstract - Sotterley Corporate Silver Circle Member Wentworth Nursery - Sotterley Corporate Silver Circle Member

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