Blog Category: Enjoyment

Wallpaper Galore

Jun 29, 2012

One of the things I found most stunning about the houses owned by Historic New England was the beautiful selection of wallpapers. Some of them were original to the homes, […]

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Following in Jefferson’s Footsteps

Jun 8, 2012

Yesterday I was fortunate enough to get an incomparable, and historical, view of Annapolis. I scaled the stairs of the State House to the top, marveling at its construction along […]

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A Secret Garden in the News

Jun 1, 2012

The Annapolis Capital featured the home of John and Louise Hammond as their Home of the Week! The Hammonds’ lovely garden will be part of this weekend’s Secret Garden Tour […]

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Modern Technology

May 18, 2012

My computer crashed this week, and I am feeling discombobulated and unhappy with modern technology. But the hardships that accompany our dependence on electronic devices don’t seem so bad when […]

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Beat the Heat

May 11, 2012

By Intern Extraordinaire Tara Owens It is pretty obvious, winter is over – not that we had much of a winter to begin with. The hot days of summer are […]

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Friday Photo: May Day!

May 4, 2012

From the Desk of Intern Extraordinaire Tara This Tuesday was May 1, which for thousands of years has been celebrated as May Day. Originating as the pagan festival celebrating the […]

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Friday Photo: Delicious Weather

Apr 27, 2012

I hope you’re outside enjoying the sunshine today! Unfortunately the forecast says it’s going to be short-lived. But if you find yourself yearning for sunshine and flowers while sitting inside […]

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Friday Photo: Headless Hester

Apr 20, 2012

Our Museum Store recently received a redesign and a mannequin that had been in the store modelling a tricorn hat no longer fit. So it has been repurposed as a […]

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Friday Photo: Wait, It’s a Video!

Apr 13, 2012

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=JvYRdt4vdns] The exhibit House & Home is opening at the National Building Museum in Washington, DC on April 28. A pianoforte and fire bucket from Hammond-Harwood House are featured in the […]

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