Crownsville Hospital Memorial Park

"Today, in this place, we launch Crownsville Hospital Memorial Park, and its campus for the community-based nonprofit organizations that so effectively deliver behavioral health services, food assistance, job training, and anything and everything that promotes the social determinants of good health."  

County Executive Steuart Pittman
December 5, 2022 Inauguration Speech

Advisory Committee 

The Crownsville Advisory Committee shall act as an advisory body and be responsible for collecting public input on prospective uses of the Crownsville Hospital Memorial Park and advising the County Executive and county departments on the planning process. The Committee will make recommendations for uses of the property, taking into account the cultural history of the site, the health and wellness of residents, residents' need for recreation and parks, and necessary infrastructure to support these uses. Click here to learn more about the Committee and find information about upcoming meetings. 

Upcoming Committee Meeting

 Thursday, June 27, 2024
 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
 Virtual Meeting

Master Plan

Upcoming Public Workshop

 Thursday, July 11, 2024
 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
 Rolling Knolls Elementary School - 1985 Valley Road, Annapolis, MD.



Master Plan Schedule

Master Plan Schedule (as of May 31, 2024)


Past Public Presentations

Affected Communities Workshop - May 16, 2024

Workshop #1 - February 13, 2024

Crownsville Town Hall - June 27, 2023

What Do We Own Now?

  • Map - Existing Structures
  • 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

Ongoing Activities

  • Master planning
  • Supporting existing tenants
  • Addressing security issues
  • Artifact collection/recording
  • Advisory subcommittees formed around 4 themes:
    • Cultural History
    • Health & Wellness
    • Infrastructure
    • Recreation & Parks
  • Patient Cemetery Memorial
  • Trail access connection to the Bacon Ridge Natural Area

Additional Information

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Crownsville Hospital Oral History Project

Residents, former employees, patients, neighbors, and other community members, if you have a story about the Crownsville State Hospital that you would like to share, you are encouraged to complete the Crownsville Hospital Oral History Project survey by clicking the button below.


Provide Feedback

Anne Arundel County continues to accept feedback on this project. Please email to let us know what you'd like to see done with this property.