Blog Category: Enjoyment

Winter Flowers from Around the World

Dec 4, 2020

To carry on an Annapolis tradition, local garden clubs have decorated Hammond-Harwood House for the holiday season! This year’s holiday displays are inspired by flowers that bloom around the world […]

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Historic Preservation Cheerleaders

Jul 12, 2013

We at Hammond-Harwood House think that old buildings are pretty special, and try to convince other people of that fact too. We appreciate it when someone else who feels the […]

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Taking Another Look

Jun 14, 2013

It’s official: I’ve fallen down the rabbit hole. Like Alice in Wonderland, I am lost in a swirling mass of information, unsure of where it will all end. Unlike Alice, […]

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Party Like Pride & Prejudice

May 10, 2013

Tomorrow we are having a Pride and Prejudice-themed tea at Hammond-Harwood House, so my brain has been all Austen, all the time. And I’m not the only one; since this […]

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A Little Dessert

Mar 1, 2013

This year, the Hammond-Harwood House will be issuing the 50th Anniversary Edition of the Maryland’s Way Cookbook, which was compiled in 1963 by Hope Andrews and Francis Kelly as a […]

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Polishing Things Up

Feb 15, 2013

By Tara Owens This Monday the Hammond-Harwood House hosted the event “Collector’s Corner Workshop: Silver Cleaning & Care.” Cohosted by our very own Allison Titman and the wonderful Samantha Dorsey […]

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Nap Time

Feb 1, 2013

On snowy Friday afternoons my thoughts can’t help but turn to hibernation. Or at least a long nap in a cozy bed. If I wasn’t such a rule-abiding curator, I […]

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What’s Missing From this Picture

Jan 11, 2013

It is usually impossible to take this particular picture of the Best Bedchamber at the Hammond-Harwood House. Like most historical house museums, we use stanchions and ropes to keep our […]

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Historic Day Off

Nov 9, 2012

As you read this, I am on a jaunt to Orange, Virginia to visit Montpelier, the home of James and Dolley Madison. Over the past several years, the staff there […]

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