Listen to the Crownsville Hospital Memorial Park Town Hall

Listen to the Crownsville Hospital Memorial Park Town Hall

The Crownsville Hospital Memorial Park is an exciting new County initative that invites YOUR feedback and ideas! On Tuesday, June 27, the County held a Town Hall about the future of the Park that was well-attended and attracted lots of ideas already! To listen to the Town Hall meeting recording, click here:

County Overview:

What Do We Own Now?

  • Full Parcel: Approximately 500 acres containing 76 structures
  • Maryland Environmental Trust Easement: Approximately 160 acres
  • Maryland Historic Trust Easement: Approximately 20 acres surrounding the core historic building complex comprised of 10 structures, all property development will be reviewed but limits on what we can do for these structures 
  • Current Major Tenants: Food Bank, Gaudenzia, Hope House
  • Water Utilities: Water treatment facility, drilled wells, two 250,000 gallon elevated water storage tanks, and a distribution network 
  • Wastewater Utilities: Wastewater treatment facility and collection network

What Have We Done?

  • Property transferred from The State of Maryland to Anne Arundel County in December 2022 
  • Rewriting leases with existing tenants
  • Initial clean up activities to include: road repairs, stormwater repairs, added signage
  • Addressing security issues
  • Artifact collection/recording
  • Master plan consultant procurement
  • Assessments of structures, electrical infrastructure, and water & sewer utilities
  • Environmental site assessments (ESAs)

What Is Coming Next?

Short Term Activities 

  • Forming advisory committees around 4 themes:
    • Cultural History
    • Health and Wellness
    • Infrastructure
    • Recreation and Parks 
  • Patient Cemetery Memorial 
  • Trail access connection to the Bacon Ridge Natural Area
  • Onsite condition assessments
  • Environmental site assessments (ESAs)

Longer Term Activities 

  • Master Planning for all activities on property
  • Resident input

To learn more:

To listen to the Town Hall meeting recording:

To send your feedback: Email [email protected]