Lake Overlook Drive between Water Port Court and Lake Overlook Place, Lake Arbor, MD 20721
301-627-1286; TTY 301-699-2544 (Archaeology Program)
301-454-1780; TTY 301-454-1472 (Black History Program)
The Northampton Plantation Slave Quarters is an outdoor museum that exhibits the rebuilt foundations of two former slave quarters of the Northampton plantation. The site features a self-guided tour that interprets the lives of enslaved and free African-Americans at Northampton from the 1790s until the 1930s. The NHRD Archaeology Program offers educational and interpretive programs by appointment. Contact the Archaeology Program, Natural and Historical Resources Division at 8204 McClure Road, Upper Marlboro, MD 20772 or call 301-627-1286.
6 am - dark
Directions to Northampton Plantation Slave Quarters:
Location/Directions - Located in the North Lake Subdivision of Lake Arbor between Maryland Route 202 (Landover Road) and Maryland Route 214 (Central Avenue).
From the Capital Beltway, take Exit 17 East (Landover Road) toward Upper Marlboro. Turn left onto Lake Arbor Way. Proceed approximately one mile and turn right onto Lake Overlook Drive. The park is on the right between Water Port Court and Lake Overlook Place.
From U.S. Route 301, take Central Avenue (Route 214) West. Continue for four miles and turn right onto Lake Arbor Way. Go approximately one mile and turn left onto Lake Overlook Drive. The park is located on the right between Water Port Court and Lake Overlook Place.
See a Map to Northampton Slave Quarters.