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Special events tentMount Harmon Plantation is the northernmost colonial era Tidewater plantation open to the public, and is a scenic and historic treasure. The plantation museum and grounds are open May through October, Thursday through Sunday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Join us for guided tours of the manor house and self-guided tours of the grounds and nature trails.

Mount Harmon is available year round by appointment for educational program tours and special group tours. Mount Harmon is also available for weddings, corporate retreats, and private functions, and makes a spectacular setting for any special occasion.

The plantation is situated on a peninsula formed by creeks and inlets of the Sassafras River in Cecil County, Maryland, known on early maps as World’s End. Mount Harmon is listed on the National Historic Register, is an official Chesapeake Bay Gateway Network site, and is located along the National Scenic Byway.

Mount Harmon Plantation consists of:

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  • Manor house, colonial kitchen, formal boxwood garden, rare tobacco prize house, Education & Discovery Center, nature trails, and 200-acre nature preserve.
  • 200 acres of pristine open space, with nature trails, abundant wildlife and rare flora.
  • Brick Georgian Manor House circa 1730, furnished with American, English, Irish, and Scottish antiques, and restored to reflect its colonial period.
  • Colonial Kitchen furnished with 18th c. kitchenware and artifacts.
  • Prize House, where tobacco was “prized” into barrels before shipping overseas.
  • Education & Discovery Center, featuring Mount Harmon Highlights in History Exhibit and hands-on curriculum-based Educational Programming.
  • Formal brick serpentine walled boxwood garden.

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Mount Harmon is administered by Friends of Mount Harmon, Inc., a non profit organization dedicated to the preservation and interpretation of Mount Harmon, for the public’s education and enjoyment.