Field of Grass and Flowers

Northampton Plantation Slave Quarters & Archaeological Park

Lake Overlook Drive
Bowie, MD 20721
(301) 627-1286
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    Historians and archaeologists are working together to reconstruct the lives of the many slaves and tenant farmers who lived at Northampton Plantation. Detailed information about the life of one slave, Elizabeth Hawkins, was obtained from descendents who live in the area and who are active participants in the research and excavations relating to the site. Northampton is located at the Northlake residential development in Lake Arbor, in a community park. Interpretative signage guides visitors on a tour of this unique site.