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Houses & Gardens of Queen Anne’s County

May 4 ~ 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. (rain or shine) The Maryland House and Garden Pilgrimage in Queen Anne’s County includes significant 17th- and 18th-century properties, as well as other historic venues. Chairs: Diana Pietrowiak, 443-223-1699, seaglassgal24@gmail.com Dorothea Abbott (Dot), 443-336-7543, dorotheav@aol.com STOOPLEY-GIBSON MANOR HOUSE The property dates to 1656; port ion s of t he home a re c . 1740 1780. Of par ticular note is the original all-header bond brick on the south façade, common in An-

napolis homes from 1740 to 1780, and t he t wo -stor y nor t h-facing veranda reminiscent of Jefferson’s Monticello. The land can be traced to the mid-17th century when John Gibson and Henry Stoupe patented 150 acres via a 1656 land grant. The

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