Poplar Hill Mansion

Partner Overview

Poplar Hill Mansion is an historic house museum located near the beautiful historic Downtown Salsibury, Maryland, built as the manor house of a farm outside the small eighteenth century town of Salisbury, which had slowly expanded since 1732 from a port landing site at the head of the Wicomico River, more than half a mile away. The museum interprets the Federal Period in American history, through the lives of the individuals who lived in the 1805 manor house. Those people include: Dr. John Huston, Salisbury’s first surgeon, who had his medical practice in the home making Poplar Hill Mansion Salisbury’s first hospital; Dr. Huston’s wife, Sarah, and his four daughters; and the enslaved people of Poplar Hill including Levin Huston and Solomon Huston among sixteen others. See furnishings of the early 1800s, learn about medicine of the time period, and see the exhibits about life in the period of America’s early history.

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117 Elizabeth Street Salisbury, MD 21801  

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