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  • Smallwood State Park Restored Smallwood's Retreat House at Smallwood State Park
    Smallwood State Park

    This park named for Revolutionary War officer features his plantation house and reflects the 18th century lifestyle.

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  • Yorktown Battlefield and National Cemetery

    Revolutionary War battlefield overlooking the port city of Yorktown where Cornwallis surrendered to George Washington ending the War.

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  • Stratford Hall Plantation

    Stratford Hall Plantation is the restored historic plantation of the Lee family and the birthplace of Robert E. Lee, sitting on a high bluff above the Potomac River.

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  • Sotterley Plantation

    This National Historic Landmark allows you to step back in time to experience early plantation life along the Chesapeake.

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  • Bladensburg Waterfront Park

    Bladensburg Waterfront Park offers access to the Anacostia River for boating, fishing, birdwatching, and sightseeing at the "head of tide" just below the confluence of the Northeast Branch and Northwest Branch.

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