Photos of Derecho Damage at Bostwick House

Our CERT (Community Response Team Members) helped clear debris at Bostwick House.

Bostwick House is a historic home located in Bladensburg in Prince George’s County, Maryland. According to its date plaque, it was built in 1746 by Christopher Lowndes (1713-1785). The house was later the home of Lowndes’ son-in-law, Benjamin Stoddert (1751-1813), first Secretary of the Navy. Colonel Thomas H. Barclay (Tory in the American Revolution; brother-in-law of Lt. Colonel Beverly Robinson; first British consul appointed in New York after the peace of 1783; British agent for prisoners of war in War of 1812) resided at “Bostwick,” the oldest surviving structure at Bladensburg.

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