Travel back in time to learn how your family, friends, and neighbors may have lived. Imagine your surprise when you discover you haven’t traveled far from your backyard to your local park.
Things To Do
Please note, in the event of severe weather, please call ahead to confirm the park will be open before traveling to the site. Call 301-650-4373 for a recorded message of the most current park event hours.
Underground Railroad Experience Trail
Group Tours & School Fieldtrips
Montgomery Parks owns several historic sites you can visit - some have limited access, and some are open in partnership with non-profit groups.
Volunteers bring history to life!
Become a part of history as a volunteer History Guide. Exciting opportunities await you at one of our historic sites. Search for historic and cultural volunteer opportunities at ParksVolunteers.org and apply today! SSL hours are available for students who complete the training and conduct a minimum numbers of hikes/tours during the season.
Trail guides are needed to provide guided hikes for the Underground Railroad Experience Trail and for historic site tours at: Kingsley Schoolhouse, Josiah Henson Park, Bussard Farmstead at the Agricultural History Farm Park, Oakley Cabin African American Museum and the new Visitor Center at Woodlawn Manor Cultural Park opening June 2016. FREE training takes place each spring.
Historic Sites Programs
Lisa Berray, Manager of Interpretation & Visitor Services, Agricultural History Farm Park
301-467-8273 | Lisa.Berray@montgomeryparks.org
Jennifer Legates, Facility Manager, Woodlawn Visitor Center
301-563-7515 | Jennifer.Legates@montgomeryparks.org
Lisa MacLeman, Group Tours & Public Programs Assistant
301-650-4373 | Lisa.MacLeman@montgomeryparks.org
Shirl Spicer, Countywide Museum Manager
301-650-4384 | Shirl.Spicer@montgomeryparks.org
Mark Thorne, Program Manager, Woodlawn Visitor Center
301-563-7505 | Mark.Thorne@montgomeryparks.org
Cassandra Michaud, Senior Archaeologist, RPA
301-563-7532 | Cassandra.Michaud@montgomeryparks.org
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