Springfield Farm and Museum

       
 

Just turn off of Potomac Street onto Springfield Lane to see why George Washington frequented Williamsport. Visit the museum located in the barn and operated by the History and Museum Board to observe first hand the rich heritage and history of Williamsport.

 
   
       

       
 

The Barn, which overlooks Williamsport's Byron Memorial Park, was built circa 1755 by Otho Holland Williams, the founder of Williamsport. The Town of Williamsport purchased this barn in 1987. This eight bay frame barn is 56 feet wide and nearly 168 feet long with a raised-seam roof. The first section, built over 200 years ago and set on stone foundations, is a four-bay bank barn with two open brick granaries. One of these has simple open brickwork ventilation holes. The other four bays were built somewhat later and in the 1880's, Victorian trim and nine ventilators were added along the ridge of the roof. Within the barn, the original cedar shakes are still visible.
Williamsport is working to preserve the barn's historic past and make it a part of our present community life.

 
   
       

 

 

Museum

Town Museum located in old milk parlor.

Town of Williamsport History Museum
Springfield Farm, Williamsport, MD 21795
(301) 223-5859, (301) 223-7229
 


Visit the museum located in the barn and operated by the History and Museum Board and observe firsthand the rich heritage and history of Williamsport. Open Sundays 1PM ~ 4PM

 

  Red Horse Museum Patriotic Tree
  Red Horse from the Red Horse Steak House that was started by Leo "Red" Riffle, local resident. The horse was donated to the Museum by Jeff Crampton.

Museum sign that hangs at the entrance

of Springfield Lane.

Tree planted by the Potomac Garden Club in memory of of two local Sailors, Seaman Craig B. Wibberley from Williamsport and Fireman Patrick H. Roy from Keedysville, they lost their lives by terrorists bombing, while serving on the U.S.S. Cole.


 

 

THE PERFECT PLACE FOR YOUR EVENT!

   

 

This majestic barn is the unique setting, no matter what the occasion. We handle hourly along with weekend rates to accommodate a wide variety of events such as:
- Weddings
- Proms
- Graduation Ceremonies
- Banquets
- Fundraisers
- Wine/Beer Festivals
- Concerts
- Receptions
- Community Events
- Corporate Picnics


4 large barn doors can be opened for your event!

Bathroom/ Shower Facilities adjacent to barn.

 

 

The Barn's interior consists of original beams and ceiling masts with solid wood flooring throughout. The rentable space is approx. 5,000 sq. ft., capable of accommodating up to 460 guests. (200 with tables/chairs)

 

There is an elevated stage-like area that can be used for additional seating, musical & theatrical performances, as well as ceremonies & presentations.

 

A private barn yard in the rear of the building is accessible from the inside of the barn and offers an intimate outdoor setting.

 

AMENITIES INCLUDE:
- Ample parking
- Large bathroom facilities
- Outdoor picnic tables
- 5' Round Tables and Chairs (for 200 guests)
- Access to Byron Memorial Park

 

THE PERFECT PLACE FOR YOUR EVENT!

 

Weekday Rentals: Mon. - Thurs.
Weekend Rentals: Fri.- Sun. (9am-12am)
*Book NOW to lock in this 2011 rate!

For Details and Reservations: email springfieldbarn@myactv.net or call 301-223-7229

 

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