Blog Category: Enjoyment

Research, Not Procrastination

Oct 19, 2012

When I’m having trouble focusing on cataloging our collection, promoting our special events, or pondering how to keep historic house museums relevant in the 21st century, I like to take […]

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Historical Halloween

Oct 5, 2012

Since it’s October, our thoughts have turned to the annual Hammond-Harwood House Pumpkin Walk, which will take place on October 26 from 4-6pm. In preparation for our celebrations, former Marketing […]

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Musings on Fall

Sep 28, 2012

By Educational Programs Coordinator Tara Owens This week’s picture is an 18th-century depiction of autumn. It feels appropriate as we have been feeling the beginnings of fall. The temperature has […]

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An Unexpected Find

Sep 21, 2012

By Collections Assistant Brianna Arnold Over the past few months I have been tasked with compiling an inventory of the collection here at the Hammond-Harwood House. This has consisted of […]

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The End of Summer

Sep 7, 2012

Although it may not seem like it in today’s 90 degree heat, summer has come to an end. Labor Day has passed, the kids are back in school, and we’re […]

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18th Century Marriage

Aug 24, 2012

By Tara Owens, Educational Programs Coordinator According to U.S. Census data for 2009, the average age of first marriage for men is 28.4 and 26.5 for women. I was married […]

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Party Time!

Aug 10, 2012

On September 22, the Hammond-Harwood House Association is hosting our annual Garden Party at Daffin House in Hillsboro, Maryland. Daffin House has long been one of the great houses of […]

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Own a Piece of History?

Aug 3, 2012

Anyone have one of these sitting in their house? Someone brought us this advertisement recently, and it was the first I had ever heard of furniture pieces from the Hammond-Harwood […]

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What a Curator Looks Like

Jul 13, 2012

The word “curate” has become trendy: stores “curate” their wares, people on Pinterest “curate” pictures they’ve found on the internet, and some people even claim to “curate” their outfits. Various […]

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