Riversdale House Museum4811 Riverdale Road
Riverdale Park, Maryland 20737
There's so much history to explore at Riversdale! This National Historic Landmark and architectural gem
Explore Federal History: Transport yourself to daily life in the early 1800s, a time of innovation, expansion, and
Explore Women's History: Discover the lives of the many women who called Riversdale home - from Rosalie Stier Calvert, a property and business owner in the early 1800s, to the first elected woman senator, Hattie Caraway, in the 1930s.
Explore African American History: Use primary sources that provide rich details to bring the stories of enslaved and free African American residents of the site, including Adam Francis Plummer, out of the shadows.
Explore Maryland History: Uncover the links Riversdale has to the founding family of Maryland and the formation of the University of Maryland College Park.
Explore Prince George's County History: Learn about Riversdale's ties to the area. At its height, Riversdale was over 2,000 acres and stretched through many of the surrounding cities and towns, including Riverdale, Bladensburg, Hyattsville, and College Park.
Today, staff and volunteers work to keep the history of Riversdale alive with docent-guided tours, special events, education and Scout opportunities, and workshops throughout the year. The historic site may also be rented for a variety of functions.
We look forward to welcoming you to Riversdale! Ready to plan your visit? Find more information here.