It’s Definitely Summer

Jun 1, 2011

It is currently 85.7 degrees in my office (the air conditioning is off due to the roof restoration project), and I just keep thinking that today would be a great […]

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Friday Photo: Lunchtime!

May 27, 2011

My lunch is in the microwave, and I think it would be nice if I could eat it off the plate below. It’s a limited edition plate produced as part […]

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Mini Hammond-Harwood House

May 25, 2011

Narcissa Niblack was born in Indiana in 1882. As a young woman, she traveled extensively with her family in both the U.S. and Europe, collecting pieces of miniature furniture as […]

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Friday Photo: A New Woman & An Old House

May 19, 2011

Friday is coming early this week! Photographer Frances Benjamin Johnston (1864-1952) is perhaps best known for this image: An untitled self-portrait, it is usually referred to as a portrait of Johnston […]

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Secret Gardens

May 17, 2011

One of the Hammond-Harwood House’s biggest annual events is coming up on June 4 and 5. The House sponsors the Secret Garden tour, which gives attendees a chance to visit […]

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Friday Photo: Find Your Own!

May 13, 2011

This intrepid blogger is feeling a bit under the weather this week, so I decided to make this edition of Friday Photo a Do-it-Yourself version. This week, Yale University announced […]

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Exciting Visits

May 11, 2011

Hammond-Harwood House has had a number of special visitors recently. First, the students from The Key School called on us in colonial garb so that one student, dressed as William […]

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Friday Photo: Laced Up

May 6, 2011

Today’s photo shows an object from our collection, one that perfectly illustrates the idea that one historic artifact can illuminate a much larger concept, trend, or era. At first glance, […]

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Bird’s Eye View

May 4, 2011

The Hammond-Harwood House is a busy place since we’re preparing for tonight’s Volunteer Appreciation event, so I only have a short post for you. Check out this Sanborn Fire Insurance […]

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Friday Photo: Feeling Blue

Apr 29, 2011

Today’s photo is one I stumbled upon on the Internet. I wanted to see what photographs of the House were out there, so I went to Flickr and put in […]

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