St. Catharine (Waldorf, Maryland)

St. Catharine, also known as Dr. Samuel A. Mudd House, is a historic house near Waldorf, Maryland. It is a two-part frame farmhouse with a two-story, three-bay side-passage main house with a smaller two-story, two-bay wing. It features a one-story hip-roofed porch across the facade added in 1928. It was at this house where Dr. Samuel A. Mudd treated the injured John Wilkes Booth. "St. Catharine" has been in the Mudd family since the 1690s.[2] It is operated as a historic house museum.

St. Catharine
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St. Catharine, October 2014
St. Catharine (Waldorf, Maryland) is located in Maryland
St. Catharine (Waldorf, Maryland)
St. Catharine (Waldorf, Maryland) is located in the United States
St. Catharine (Waldorf, Maryland)
Location3725 Dr. Samuel Mudd Road, Waldorf, Maryland
Coordinates38°36′34″N 76°49′36″W / 38.60944°N 76.82667°W / 38.60944; -76.82667Coordinates: 38°36′34″N 76°49′36″W / 38.60944°N 76.82667°W / 38.60944; -76.82667
Area10 acres (4.0 ha)
Built1865 (1865)
NRHP reference No.74000950[1]
Added to NRHPOctober 1, 1974
Dr. Samuel Mudd House (21592081012).jpg

St. Catharine was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1974.[1] The property is currently open to the public for tours as a historic house museum.[3]


  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. July 9, 2010.
  2. ^ Mrs. Frances Moure and Mrs. Ray C. Arehart (September 1973). "National Register of Historic Places Registration: St. Catharine" (PDF). Maryland Historical Trust. Retrieved 2016-01-01.
  3. ^ "Homepage". The Dr. Mudd House Museum. Retrieved 12 July 2017.

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