Dining In 18th Century America

Jul 2, 2020

Click Here to download the PDF Dining in 18th Century America Welcome to the sixth educational blog for the Hammond-Harwood House.  In the past we have looked at such topics […]

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The George Washington Clock at Hammond-Harwood House Museum

Jul 1, 2020

By Bob Mulcrone, Hammond-Harwood House Docent Upstairs in the ballroom of Hammond-Harwood House, there is an intriguing small clock (fig 1) that glistens on top of a Baltimore side table.  […]

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Beyond the Canvas: An Early American Landscape from Mrs. Keets’ Academy of Annapolis

Jun 23, 2020

By Rachel Lovett, Curator & Assistant Director As this June marks the 100th year anniversary of women’s right to vote, it is appropriate to remember the development of female education […]

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On Juneteenth, Say Their Names: Mary, Matilda, and Juliet at Hammond-Harwood House

Jun 17, 2020

June 19th is Juneteenth, the celebration of emancipation as it reached the final enslaved African Americans in the Confederacy in 1865. It took more than two years for news of Lincoln’s […]

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Why Did Thomas Jefferson Draw the Hammond-Harwood House?

Jun 10, 2020

By Mark Wenger, Preservation Architect Plan and elevation for an undesignated project, inspired by the Matthias Hammond House. Thomas Jefferson. 1783-84.   Thomas Jefferson, looking across what is now Maryland […]

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A Silhouette Duet

Jun 3, 2020

Download the PDF Silhouettes HERE Welcome to the fifth in the children’s series offered by the Hammond-Harwood House. The title, A Silhouette Duet, refers to two men and a machine […]

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The Door Tour: Unique Entryways of the Hammond-Harwood House

Jun 3, 2020

By Rachel Lovett, Curator & Assistant Director The Front Door The front door of Hammond-Harwood House makes an immediate impression. Often called the ‘most beautiful doorway in America (fig 1), […]

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Shoe and Buckle

May 15, 2020

Shoe and Buckle, American, c. Late 18 th/ 19th Century Medium: Leather and Lead PewterFound in the attic of the Hammond-Harwood House By Barbara Goyette Hammond-Harwood House Executive Director The […]

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Chase Family Values

May 13, 2020

By Francis Ramsey-Proctor One of the special and unique aspects of Hammond-Harwood House Museum is that we get the chance to see a family and the home they inhabited. While […]

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Home Sweet Home

May 7, 2020

Download Activity PDF Shapes in Architecture One of the previous programs in our children’s series was called I Can Be an Architect.  We used geometric shapes to build the Hammond-Harwood […]

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