Historic London Town and Gardens is a 23-acre park located on the South River in Edgewater, MD. The site includes part of the late 17th and early 18th century town of London, which is currently begin excavated by archaeologists from the Lost Towns Project. It is the state's largest archaeologoical dig.
London Town was an early Chesapeake Bay port, which subsequently diminished in size as nearby Annapolis developed into the Maryland capital.
London Town also features the William Brown House, a National Historic Landmark house museum; an eight-acre woodland garden; and the Richard Hill Garden of native and imported medicinal plants. We also have the African-American Foodways, and Colonial Kitchen Garden next to the Lord Mayor Tenement, an authentic reconstruction of a c.1700 house.