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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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Friday Photo: Very High Hair

Jun 17, 2011

Since photography didn’t exist in the 18th century, I’ve decided that I’m allowed to post etchings as well as photographs on Fridays. My favorite kind of etchings are ones that […]

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My Favorite Blog (Other Than My Own)

Jun 15, 2011

When you go on tours at multiple historic houses, you start to notice a number of “facts” about American history that are repeated at all of them. The problem is […]

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Friday Photo: Not My Desk

Jun 10, 2011

Today’s photo was inspired by the fact that I was allowed to remove the plastic sheets protecting my desk from the falling grit caused by the roof restoration project. I […]

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In the News

Jun 8, 2011

It was an exciting afternoon here at the Hammond-Harwood House, as the crew from State Circle on Maryland Public Television paid us a visit. I had a lovely time showing […]

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Friday Photo: Spooky Stories

Jun 3, 2011

Today’s Friday photo entry is the result of some frustration on my part, because I couldn’t find the photo I actually wanted. This one will unfortunately have to do: This […]

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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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