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Open for tours by appointment only. Groups of 15 minimum.
In 1955, John and Sara Walton purchased the house and property from the Arch-Diocese of Washington. In 1988, The Walton Foundation, Inc. was formed and the house opened for tours as a historic house museum in 1991.
Poplar Hill on His Lordship's Kindness (a.k.a. just simply "His Lordship's Kindness") is widely recognized as one of the finest examples of 18th century five-part Georgian architecture in America. It is one of only three (3) historic structures in Prince George's County, Maryland to receive the prestigious honor of being designated a "National Historic Landmark." Since 1995, the John M. and Sara R. Walton Foundation, Inc. owns, maintains and operates Poplar Hill as a historic house museum and educational facility. The John M. and Sara R. Walton Foundation, Inc. is a 501 (c) (3) private foundation created in 1988 by the late John M. Walton, Sr. and his wife Sara R. Walton for the expressed purpose of providing for the perpetual preservation of Poplar Hill on His Lordship's Kindness and for its ongoing operation as an educational museum facility.
Mission: The mission of His Lordship's Kindness, ca 1785-1787, owned and operated by The John M. and Sara R. Walton Foundation, is to preserve and interpret this National Historic Landmark by maintaining its buildings, grounds and collections; by promoting its unique architecture and its family histories through public programs and by sponsoring research to broaden understanding of its role in national and regional history.
7606 Woodyard Rd
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