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Marietta House Museum

5626 Bell Station Road, Glenn Dale, MD 20769, USA

Marietta is an 1813 Federal-style brick house built by Supreme Court Justice Gabriel Duvall (1752-1844). The furnishings of the house reflect his occupancy, but tours also discuss the political activities of his descendants during the Civil War. His grandsons Edmund and Marcus were Southern sympathizers; Edmund joined a local rifle company called the Buena Vista Grays and Marcus was detained in federal prison because he refused to pay his federal taxes as a political protest


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From I-95 take exit 20A (Annapolis Road/ Route 450 east); proceed 4 miles; turn left on Route 193W; turn left on Bell Station Road.

Visitor Services

Gift shop, rest rooms, tours, handicapped access.

Regular Events

March, Civil War Drill Day; April, Marching through Time; October, Great Jack O'Lantern Campfire; December, Once Upon a Time

Plan Your Visit

Admission Fee

Adults $3.00, students $1.00, seniors $2.00.


Museum Tours: Friday, Saturday, and Sunday 12:00- 4:00 P.M. and by appointment



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