Thomas Stone National Historic Site

  • Habre de Venture, Thomas Stone National Historic Site



Thomas Stone Historic Site Information

Maryland's Thomas Stone National Historic Site commemorates Thomas Stone, one of 56 men to sign the Declaration of Independence.

In 1770, when Thomas Stone began the construction of his home he was a modest family man with a promising career as a lawyer and local political figure. 'Haber de Venture,' which literally translates as a dwelling place of or in the winds, was built by Thomas Stone to be the home he would raise his family in.

By 1776, Thomas Stone's world had changed, no longer just a country lawyer, by signing the Declaration of Independence he had literally written himself into American History. Thomas Stone spent the rest of his life in public service which necessitated moving his family to Annapolis.

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Thomas Stone National Historic Site
6655 Rosehill Rd
Port Tobacco , MD

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