Blog Category: Enjoyment

Thomas Hall, Carver

Apr 10, 2024

The all-wood decorative carvings on the front door and in the dining room of Hammond-Harwood House astonish us with their graceful beauty and the intricacy of the designs. A study […]

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Back Away from the Tape

Oct 17, 2023

Do you have books or documents you love that have gotten torn, or fallen apart? In your sorrow, did you just slap a piece of duct tape on the spine […]

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Women’s History Month: Margaret Mercer, Free-Thinker and Educator

Mar 1, 2023

Margaret Mercer lived at Cedar Park, an estate near Galesville in Anne Arundel County. Margaret wrote letters and tracts but did not leave a diary. The information here comes from […]

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Candles for the Season

Dec 22, 2022

Hammond-Harwood House is beautifully decorated for the holiday season with stunning floral arrangements from the Federated Garden Clubs, swags and wreaths created by our volunteers, and candles that light the […]

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Twelfth Night Ball Supper -Seasonal dining room table setting

Dec 10, 2021

By Joyce M. White, Hammond-Harwood House Trustee and Food Historian. Tablescape Overview This festive dining table exhibition displays the types of foods that may have been served at a Twelfth Night […]

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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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