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Lower Notley Hall Farm

A Truly Victorian Wedding Venue. Whether the bride chooses to float down our beautiful grand staircase or walk barefoot through the grass overlooking the beautiful Wicomico River, Lower Notley Hall could be the venue for your unforgettable wedding.

Step back in time to a place where the past meets the present and your future begins. Imagine string quartets, or fiddles firing up bluegrass on the covered porch - sunsets more intoxicating than champagne or fine wine.

Lower Notley Hall Farm is located approximately 15 miles west of the St. Mary’s County Seat of Leonardtown, and about 50 miles south of Washington DC. Shopping, medical and entertainment services can be found in Leonardtown. A vibrant Amish-Mennonite community is just minutes away, offering local fresh produce and craftsman services and products.

Being located along the banks of the glorious Wicomico River in Chaptico, you may enjoy cool river breezes and unimaginable sunsets while being serenaded by gulls and osprey. An eagle sighting is not uncommon.

Lower Notley Hall Farm is located on property that has passed through many hands, starting with Native American Indians, to Maryland’s first proprietary Colonial Governor, Thomas Notley in the seventeenth century, and eventually to its present owner’s family in the mid-nineteenth century. It is the boyhood home of Robert E.T. Pogue, author of Yesterday in Old St. Mary’s County, Old Maryland Landmarks, and Beautiful Journeys.

Thousands of Native American and Colonial artifacts have been cataloged from this property. It is our mission to preserve this site for future generations to enjoy and appreciate.

Seating capacity outside: 75-100
For an intimate parlor wedding, or vow renewal: 25-30

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23115 Leonard Hall Dr.
P.O. Box 653
Leonardtown, MD 20650


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