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Surratt House Museum Interior

US / Maryland
Listed By: Maryland Film Office
Location ID: #041-1318
Built in 1852 as a middle-class plantation home, historic Surratt House also served as a tavern and hostelry, a post office, and polling place during the crucial decade before the Civil War. During the war, it was a safehouse for the Confederate underground which flourished in Southern Maryland. It was the country home of Mary Surratt, first woman to be executed by the United States government after being found guilty of conspiring with John Wilkes Booth to assassinate Abraham Lincoln. Click here for additional info.

Location Category:

  • GOVERNMENT - [general]
  • ;
  • HOUSES - [general]
  • ;
  • MUSEUMS / EXHIBITS - [general]

Architecture Style:

  • 1800s / Civil War

Location Address


Clinton, MD 20735
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Contact Details

Maryland Film Office
Baltimore, MD
Phone: 800.333.6632
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