DescriptionSince the 17th century Oxon Hill has been associated with the estate belonging to the Addison family, long prominent in southern Maryland history. The present Oxon Hill Manor was built in the late 1920s for Sumner Welles, President Franklin Roosevelt's undersecretary of state. The home is furnished in period antiques and features a formal English garden and reflecting pool; phone (301) 839-7782.
Fort Foote Park, 1.5 miles west off SR 210, contains the crude concrete and stone gun emplacements and earthworks of Fort Foote, built to protect Washington, D.C., during the Civil War.
Things to SeeOxon Cove Park & Oxon Hill Farm