Hancock’s Resolution

2795 Bayside Beach Road
Pasadena, MD 21056


Hancock’s Resolution is a historic farmstead located on the north side of Bodkin Point near the mouth of the Patapsco River. It was originally established as a tobacco plantation in 1665, 31 years after the founding of the Maryland colony. After passing through several owners, the first Hancock acquired most of the farm’s land in 1733. In the mid-1700s, with the growth of Baltimore, the family switched from growing tobacco to farming fruit and vegetables. In the early 1800s the farm was more than 400 acres; the current property now is a 26.5-acre farm/park owned byAnne Arundel County. The existing farm house, built in 1785, is the only restored but unchanged 18th century farmhouse open to the public in Anne Arundel County. The site is now a County Park; visit their website for a virtual tour and more.

Public Open House Tours:
April through October
Sundays 1-4 PM

  • Free Admission
  • On-Site Gardens

Hours of Operation

April through October
Sundays 1-4 PM (except Easter)
Extended hours based per event


Free but donations and gratefully accepted