Best Endeavor (NRIS 90001993)

Address: 1612 Calvary Rd., Churchville, Maryland. County/parish: Harford.

4 contributing buildings. 1 contributing site.

Added to the National Register of Historic Places December 28, 1990.

Also known as:

  • Buena Vista Farm
  • HA-1056

From Wikipedia:

Best Endeavor
Best Endeavor, also known as Buena Vista Farm, is a historic home and farm complex located at Churchville, Harford County, Maryland. It is a large, multi-sectioned, mid to late 18th century, partially stuccoed stone telescope house. It has two primary sections: the western unit, constructed about 1740, is four bays wide and about 1785, a ​2 1⁄2-story, three-bay, side-passage / double parlor block was added against the east gable. Also on the property and dating from the mid-19th century or earlier are a stone smokehouse, a timber-framed barn with board and batten siding, a timber-framed shed, and the ruin of a large stone and frame bank barn.It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1990. (read more...)


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Architectural styles:

  • Federal
  • Greek Revival

National Park Service documentation: