August is for Austen

August is forFrances Townley Chase Tea Austen Tours

August is all about Austen at the Hammond-Harwood House!

This month the museum will offer special tours comparing the lives of the Loockerman family and the characters in Jane Austen’s novels. We will talk about room usage and social graces of the period and speculate about what Jane would do! Tea in the garden will be available upon request.

Jane Austen themed tours will be offered Wednesday August 17 and 24 and Thursday August 18 and 25 from noon to 4:00pm, tours on the hour. No reservations required.


Check out our new Jane Austen teas in our gift shop Hammond’s Square.Jane Austen Tea

“JANE AUSTEN TEAS” have arrived. The teas are charmingly packaged with many favorite characters from Jane Austen’s novels on the front package that you will recognize from the Jane Austen books. They will make charming host and birthday gifts. Stop by and sample!
Our jams have been a popular seller. We have re-ordered and they are in the store.

Tea in the garden is available upon request during the month of August for $15 per person. Call 410-263-4683 x10 for reservations. Please allow one week advance notice.

Elissa Edwards

Jane Austen Songbook Concert

Thursday August 25th

Tea Reception in Garden

7:30pm Concert in the Ballroom

$25 Non Members/$20 Members

Join the museum as we celebrate Jane Austen and have the very talented duo Elissa Edwards, Soprano and Dr. Anastasia Pike, Harp grace us with their music from the Regency era in the mansion’s ballroom. The concert will feature music from the artists’ album the ”Jane Austen’s Songbook”. The event will include a tea reception in the mansion’s garden starting at 6:30pm. Space is limited. To register please call 410-263-4683×10 or e-mail

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