National Park Service, Maryland.
Difficult choices; stay at peace, or risk everything to gain independence from Great Britain. Thomas Stone made his choice, becoming one of 56 men to sign the Declaration of Independence, a document that would leave its legacy through many nations using it to seek their own independence, while the powerful words, "All Men Are Created Equal," moved thousands of enslaved to seek their freedom.
Thomas Stone NHS is located on Rose Hill Road, between U.S. Highways 225 and 6, four miles west of LaPlata, MD.