Historic Houses and Buildings in Brandywine area

Information available on this site is below with references to other sites also.:The William Early House photos and history written by Susan Pearl, Prince George’s County historian at the time of registration with the National Register, which includes some Early family history. The Early family named and created the town of Brandywine. The Brandywine Ice Plant is no longer standing, though there is a road named after it near the railroad tracks. A short story of its owner William Voelz is on the People page and see the photos here.The Charles S. Early house was recently added to the register. A story from the about the Charles S. Early house can be read here; reprinted by permission.They also did a story on the newly registered historic Chapel of the Incarnation, which can be read on their site here – if this link doesn’t work, search their archives for the March 15, 2001 article.The following buildings are listed on the National Register:

Chapel of the Incarnation
14070 Brandywine Rd. (State Rt. 381)

St. Paul’s Parish Church (history) – its history is also part of St. Thomas’s in Croom
Baden-Westwood Road
Baden

Sunnyside
16005 Dr. Bowen Road (Md 233)
Aquasco

Villa De Sales
22410 Aquasco Road (Md 381)
Aquasco

Brookfield of the Berrys
12510 Molly Berry Road
North Keys

St. Mary’s Rectory
16305 Saint Mary’s Church Rd.
Aquasco

There are several other buildings listed on the county registry of historic places, some of which are listed on a tour that took place in 2001.

Bowen, P.A., House & Farm
15701 Dr. Bowen Rd.
AQUASCO

Cabin,Small
AQUASCO

Grymes House
Aquasco Rd. (State Rt. 381)
AQUASCO

House,Plank
AQUASCO

Poplar Hill
Croom (State Rt. 382) & Aquasco Rds.
AQUASCO VIC.

Spring Hill
Aquasco Farm Rd.
AQUASCO VIC.

Thomas House (Ruins)
AQUASCO

Under MARYLAND–Prince George’s County–BADEN:

Anchovie Hills
Croom Rd. (State Rt. 382)
BADEN VIC.

Connick’s Folly
Aquasco Rd. (State Rt. 381)
BADEN VIC.

Horsehead Tavern
Horsehead & Brandywine (State Rt. 381) Rds.
BADEN VIC.

Gwynn Park
296 Dyson Rd.
THOMAS BROOK VIC. (TB)

Pheasant’s Thicket
TOWNSEND VIC.

Not far from the area, is the historic parent church of the Chapel of the Incarnation, which was created out of St. Paul’s Parish – see their history on their web site – there is also history about this church at the (see MARYLAND–Prince George’s County–CROOM).

Bellefields
3800 Duley Station Rd.
CROOM VIC.

Half Pone Farm
Patuxent River Park
Croom Airport Rd.
CROOM VIC.

In nearby Cheltenham:

Poplar Neck
U. S. Naval Research Station
Dangerfield Rd., CHELTENHAM VIC.

Westwood
Westwood Dr.
CHELTENHAM

Nearby Historic House Museums:

Surratt House
9118 Brandywine Road
Clinton

Duvall Tool Museum
Patuxent River Park
16000 Croom Airport Road
Upper Marlboro