Field of Grass and Flowers

Darnall’s Chance House Museum

14800 Governor Oden Bowie Drive
Upper Marlboro , MD 20772
(301) 952-8010
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  • Details

    Darnall’s Chance was built between 1741-1742 for James Wardrop, a Scottish immigrant, who amassed a fortune as a merchant and entrepreneur in the bustling port-town of Upper Marlborough, Maryland. In 1748, he married Lettice Lee, daughter of Phillip Lee, the progenitor of the Maryland branch of the illustrious Lee family of Virginia.

  • Facilities
    Facility Info
    Meeting Rooms
    • Description Darnall's Chance House Museum offers a lighted patio tent that provides a beautiful setting for elegant parties, corporate functions and other special events. The 30 feet and 60 feet tent seats 125 people comfortably and is large enough to accommodate a dance floor, buffet tables, bar and a band. The tent also comes equipped with sidewalls in the case of inclement weather.
    • Reception Capacity 125
    • Banquet Capacity 125
    Lighted Patio Tent
    • Total Sq. Ft.: 1800
    • Width: 30
    • Length: 60
    • Banquet Capacity: 125
    • Reception Capacity: 125