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Friday Photo: New Old Fashion

Jul 29, 2011

I decided another fashion-related post was called for when I saw this photo. I think that this image is part of a series of postcards produced while St. John’s College […]

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Friday Photo: A New Concealment Shoe

Jul 22, 2011

This is the inside of the cornice on the Hammond-Harwood House roof: Since we removed the original concealment shoe we found up there during our roof restoration, we needed a […]

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Family Tree

Jul 19, 2011

One of the new docents at the Hammond-Harwood House asked me to clarify how the descendants of William Buckland, the architect who designed the House, eventually came to live in […]

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Friday Photo: For Baby

Jul 15, 2011

My neighbors had a baby recently, and watching them put her in her stroller recently made me think about how much stuff babies seem to require. Clothes, diapers, blankets, bottles, […]

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Ssh, I’m Reading

Jul 12, 2011

Today is one of those days when I tell you to go read something other than my blog. Specifically, this book: Jane McWilliams spent years researching and writing this comprehensive […]

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Friday Photo: Vintage Hammond-Harwood

Jul 8, 2011

I was feeling uninspired for this week’s edition of Friday Photo, so I did a quick Google Image Search for Hammond-Harwood House. These vintage postcards turned up, and I spent […]

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Lunch with Jefferson?

Jul 6, 2011

Anyone who knows me knows how important food is to me; lunchtime is often a highlight of my workday. Today, I’d think I’d like to have a “Monticello salad,” which would […]

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Friday Photo: Dancing With Joy

Jul 1, 2011

This blog has had over 1,000 page views! Since that statistic has me dancing with joy around my office, I thought I would show you where 18th century Annapolitans did […]

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Friday Photo: Oh So Elegant

Jun 24, 2011

When attempting to interpret an 18th century house, it can be challenging to get a sense of how the world looked and felt back then. What did 18th century Annapolis […]

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Field Trip!

Jun 22, 2011

The Hammond-Harwood House staff decided that we (and our wonderful docents of course) needed a day out of the office, so on Monday we took a field trip into Washington, […]

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