Pemberton Historical Park
Salisbury, MD
Chesapeake Bay Gateways Network

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Brief Description: Pemberton Historical Park sits along the Wicomico River, a Bay tributary, near Salisbury, MD. The 264-acre park is the site of Pemberton Hall plantation and Pemberton Hall, a restored 1741 plantation home. The park includes many of the original plantation grounds and sites of slave quarters, along with open fields, pine and hardwood forests, tidal streams and wetlands, all fronting on the Wicomico. Also located in the park is the Wicomico Heritage Center and Museum, designed as the contact building for the park and replicating an 18th century tobacco barn. Almost five miles of walking trails allow visitors to explore both nature and history at this site on the Eastern Shore.
Location / Directions: Pemberton Historical Park is located about 2.5 miles west of Rt. 50 near Salisbury, MD on the Eastern Shore.

From the South: Going north on Rt. 50, towards the north edge of Salisbury, turn left onto Nanticoke Road (Rt. 341) at the 7-11 and make immediate left turn onto Pemberton Drive. Continue straight on Pemberton Drive for 2.5 miles. The Park is located on the left hand side. Please drive to the end of the gravel road to the parking area. Trail maps and other information are located in the "Necessary."

From the North: Traveling south on Rt. 50 business, before entering Salisbury, turn right onto Nanticoke Road (Rt. 349) at the 7-11 and make immediate left turn onto Pemberton Drive. Continue straight on Pemberton Drive for 2.5 miles. The Park is located on the left hand side. Make a left onto Plantation Lane. Please drive to the end of the gravel road to the parking area. Trail maps and other information are located in the "Necessary."
Driving Directions
Physical Address: Pemberton Historical Park
Pemberton Drive
Salisbury, MD 21801
Mailing Address: Pemberton Historical Park
Wicomico Cty Recreation & Parks
Salisbury, MD 21804
Visitor Phone: (410) 860-2447
Activities: Walk one of the five trails at the park, ranging in length from 0.3 to 1.8 miles or tour Pemberton Hall on Sunday afternoons from May through October (or by appointment). You can also arrange for groups to participate in one of a variety of environmental education programs at the park. Or, consider participating in one of several different volunteer activities to help out at the park. Visit the park website for details.

Birding and Wildlife Viewing Educational Programs Hiking Tours / Walking Tours

Operating Hours: The park is open daily from 8:00 am to dusk. Pemberton Hall is open for tours on Sundays from 2-4 pm from May 1 - October 1 and by appointment.
Fees: There is no entrance fee.
Visitor Facilities: Pemberton Hall, Wicomico Heritage Center, restrooms and almost five miles of trails.
Size: 207 acres
Website: http://www.pembertonpark.org

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