The Rural Life Museum of Trappe Md., Inc.
29241 Backtown Road
Trappe, Maryland

Our recent events were a resounding success and we would like to thank those who helped out. Visit our new Benefactors & Friends page to help acknowledge their assistance. We are always pleased to have your assistance if possible – for more information on how you can help, please consider joining us.

We will be open 10-2 May 4, July 13, August 10, September 14. October 12, November 9, as well as by appointment. Call 410-476-4857 to make an appointment.  From July through November members may bring samples of ancestor handwriting, preferably with date or approximate date, to see if we can tell them something they did not already know.

Current Featured Displays….

Defender house: Education in Trappe
Carriage House: Trappe’s African-American History & Heritage & “Negro Baseball” under construction after storm damage.
Slaughter Smokehouse: An exhibit of the tools of an earlier time (farming, business & home)
Scale House: Truck scale used by Defender Packing Co. & early canning factory items