Introduction to Cheverly, Maryland
Cheverly, Maryland, in Prince Georges county, is 7 miles NE of Washington, D.C.
Cheverly was founded by Robert Marshall in 1918. It was named after a British estate. The town was officially incorporated on April 18, 1931. Mount Hope was established in 1839 by Fielder Magruder and has been the official symbol of the town since 1931. In November of 1978, this plantation house was listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Cheverly and nearby Attractions
- Mount Hope
- U.S. Botanic Garden
- Beall-Dawson House
- National Museum of African Art
- National Arboretum
Things To Do In Cheverly
Popular parks and recreational spots include Cheverly Local Park and the Cheverly Community Park. The U.S. Botanic Garden, the National Arboretum and Six Flags America are located all nearby as well. Popular local museums include the National Museum of American History, the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Daughters of the American Revolution Museum and the National Air and Space Museum.
Washington Reagan National Airport is nearby.
Cheverly Higher Education
Catholic University, the University of Maryland and Georgetown University are all accessible from Cheverly.