Field of Grass and Flowers

Darnall’s Chance House Museum

14800 Governor Oden Bowie Drive
Upper Marlboro , MD 20722
(301) 952-8010
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    Darnall’s Chance was built in 1742 by James Wardrop, a Scottish immigrant who amassed a fortune as a merchant and entrepreneur in the bustling port town of Upper Marlboro. In 1745, he married Lettice Lee, daughter of Phillilp Lee, ancestor of the Maryland branch of the illustrious Lee family of Virginia.