John Poole House
The John Poole House is the oldest building in Poolesville. The log structure was built in 1793 by John Poole, Jr., served as a trading post for traveling merchants and families from the surrounding farms and plantations, and was the U. S. Post Office “Poole’s Store, Maryland” from 1810. The General Store Museum furnishings are based on authenticated period inventories. The Museum Shop features antiques, collectibles, gifts, notepaper, pottery, toys, local books, and local art.
The John Poole House and Museum Shop are open to visitors by appointment, and on other days by chance. If you are planning to visit, please call ahead on that day to make sure it is open: 301-407-0777.
The John Poole House and surrounding grounds may be leased for parties, or other events. Please email any inquiries email@example.com.