View all restaurants near surratt house museum on tripadvisor. Was the site of meetings of conspirators to kidnap and subsequently to assassinate u s.
It s a history mystery where the intrigue of the civil war led to the assassination of president lincoln and the sad fate of the first woman executed by the u s.
Surratt house museum. More than a family home the surratt house also served as a tavern public dining room and hotel for traveling gentlemen. Slept is made to look like mr. For history buffs especially those who have studied the assassination of president lincoln a visit to the surratt house should be included on any tour of lincoln related sites.
Surratt boarding house in washington d c. When the house was restored and converted to the museum it is now a public bathroom had to be built. This house is well worth visiting just to learn more about the lincoln assassination the surratt family and maryland history.
The surratt house is a historic house and house museum located at 9110 brandywine road in clinton prince george s county maryland united states. 0 12 mi ritas ice 0 12 mi ihop 0 15 mi hogs on hill 0 16 mi triple a chinese food 0 36 mi subway. We have a great one for you at the surratt house museum in clinton maryland.
There are not a lot of remaining pieces original to the home but it is very well preserved. Bedroom made to look like mr. It was operated as a boarding house by mary surratt from september 1864 to april 1865.
The historic surratt house has national significance due to its role in dramatic events surrounding the lincoln assassination conspiracy. Government mary e. While not as well known as ford s theater or the peterson house for obvious reasons the surratt house played an important role in the conspiracy to kill the president.
Surratt s bedroom was turned into a bathroom and the room where isaac and john jr. Outside the house was the focal point of a 300 acre plantation. It was acquired by the maryland national capital park and planning commission in 1965 restored and opened to the public as a museum in 1976.
The house is named for john and mary surratt who built it in 1852. Restaurants near surratt house museum. Mary surratt was hanged in 1865 for being a co conspirator in the abraham lincoln assassination.