VIRTUAL MUSEUM An online collection of Stafford history and artifacts

Maryland Shore

This modern view across the Potomac River from “Richland” shows the Maryland shore.   In the background is the area to which Confederate diplomat Dunlop and his wife were headed via the “Secret Line.” This also demonstrates what the river watcher, “Mr.

George Brent’s Home “Woodstock” Archaelogical Site

George Brent’s home “Woodstock” was located a stone’s throw from the Brent Cemetery near Route 1 and the Crucifix.  Now it is an archaeological site, that discloses the fireplace hearth.  Due its location close to a marsh and mosquitoes, George Brent and his family rebuilt/relocated “Woodstock” on the hill located in today’s Aquia Harbour.